Oil Painting - "Gypsy Splendour" by Dame Laura Knight

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NCM 1949-91

Born in Long Eaton in 1877, Dame Laura Knight was the first female full member of the Royal Academy and play an active role in the organisation. Over a varied career she painted portraits, children playing by the sea shore, ballet dancers, and most famously circus folk and gypsies.

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