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Print - The Bareback Rider
  • The Bareback Rider
    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970
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The Bareback Rider

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1877-1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Print Collectors' Club

  • Museum number:

    E.1182-1935

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 167, box A

Physical description

Etching depicting a woman, dressed as a ballerina and seated sideways on a resting horse. The horse is being given a treat by a man in a clown costume standing to one side.

Date

1877-1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Knight, Laura Dame, born 1877 - died 1970 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

etching

Marks and inscriptions

Laura Knight
Signed in pencil

PC
Inscribed with monogram of Print Collectors Club.

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm from catalogue, Width: 12.4 cm from catalogue

Object history note

Presentation plate issues by the Print Collectors' Club, 1935.

Descriptive line

Laura Knight, 'The Bareback Rider'. Presentation plate issues by the Print Collectors' Club, 1935. Etching.

Production Note

Issued 1935.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Ballet shoes; Ballerina; Clowns; Riders; Horses; Circus

Categories

Prints; Circus; Fairs; Entertainment & Leisure

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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