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Before the Act

A watercolor and ink drawing of three ballerinas stretching and preparing before a closed stage curtain, a man wearing a suit standing beside them with crossed arms, and two figures in partial silhouette entering the darkened wings at left.

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  • A watercolor and ink drawing of three ballerinas stretching and preparing before a closed stage curtain, a man wearing a suit standing beside them with crossed arms, and two figures in partial silhouette entering the darkened wings at left.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Laura Johnson Knight
English, 1877-1970

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Laura Johnson Knight

Title

Before the Act

Origin

England

Date

1897–1933

Medium

Watercolor and pen and brush and black ink, on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed lower left: "Laura Knight"

Dimensions

368 × 269 mm

Credit Line

Olivia Shaler Swan Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1933.490

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