Sir Thomas Monnington (1902-1976):
Portrait of Winifred Knights, circa 1931
Framed (ref: 109)
Tempera on canvas, 14 x 11 in. (36 x 28 cm.)
Provenance: Private collection, London, since 1995; David Thomson 2004 - 2018;
This portrait in profile dates to the early 1930s when Knights and Monnington were living in Crawley Down, West Sussex.
At this time Monnington was working on his Supper at Emmaus altarpiece, with which this work has stylistical affinities.
Winifred Knights in her studio at the British School at Rome, circa 1924
Monnington and Knights on the occasion of their Wedding, 1925.