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  • Short Summary

    Laura Knight is seen at work in her studio, examples of her paintings are shown.

  • Description

    Mrs Laura Knight - only the second woman to be elected an Associate of the Royal Academy since the 18th Century is featured.

    Standing at an easel, Mrs Knight sketches a seated model. Some of her artwork is visible in the studio. The artist is described in a title as: "tireless and sturdy" and is dressed in an eccentric peasant style with coiled plaits. Another model is shown and Mrs Knight sketches her in charcoal. By a camera trick the image dissolves into a painting of the same subject as Mrs Knight adds the finishing touches with a paintbrush. Mrs Knight talks to the model. C/U of the artist and one of her paintings then other examples of her work.

    Was item in Eve's Film Review issue 343.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    760.08
    Media URN:
    35340
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:12:00 / 01:27:17:00
    Canister:
    EP 018

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