Laura Knight: A Celebration Book

Laura Knight: A Celebration Book

Added: 17 May 2021

The book Laura Knight: A Celebration is now available to purchase via Mail Order on our website. Alternatively, you can purchase the book from the Penlee House Shop from April 12th. 

This new book on the painter Laura Knight accompanies a forthcoming long-awaited exhibition at Penlee House that will include works not seen for many years alongside some of her most famous paintings.

A senior Academician, highly acclaimed War Artist, Dame of the British Empire – and champion of hard-working dancers, musicians, actors, circus people and Gypsy dynasties.

Five leading experts on Laura Knight have contributed essays covering her early years, the flowering of her work in Cornwall before the First World War, through her portraiture to her later years in London and Malvern.

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