19 November 2004
Dame Laura Knight, R.A., R.W.S. (1877-1970)
Ballerinas in the dressing room
signed and dated 'Laura Knight 1957.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.)
with Eastbourne Fine Art, Sussex.
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