Winifred Knights (1899-1947):
The original cartoon for The Deluge, 1920
Framed (ref: 214)
Pencil on tracing paper,
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Provenance: The Artist's Family
The Deluge was Winifred Knights’ winning entry for the Prix de Rome in 1920. On this full-size cartoon, the lines are heavily scored into the tracing paper so that the outline could be transferred onto the same size canvas – now one of the prize possessions of Tate Britain.
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, et al. Women Only Works on Paper. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p. 19.
Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.342.