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Inventory #c5251 Price: Upon Request
Title:

“LADY IN GARDEN” BY DANIEL RIDGWAY KNIGHT
Description:

Daniel Ridgway Knight
(1839 - 1924)

 

 “LADY IN GARDEN” BY  DANIEL RIDGWAY KNIGHT

 

“Lady in Garden” by Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839 - 1924) Oil on canvas. Perfect condition. Signed.

 

Daniel Ridgway Knight was born on March 15,1839 in Pennsylvania. He studied and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he was a classmate of Mary Cassatt and Thomas Eakins. In 1861, he went to Paris to study at l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts under Cabanel, and to apprentice in the atelier of Charles-Gabriel-Gleyre. He returned to Philadelphia in 1863 to serve in the Union Army. During the war, Knight practiced sketching facial expressions and capturing human emotion in his work. He sketched battle scenes, recording the war for history. He founded the Philadelphia Sketch Club, where he showed works that dealt with the Civil War, mythology, and scenes from opera.

 

Size of the Frame is 27 by 23 ¾ inches (69 by 60.4 centimeters)
Size of the Painting is 22 by 18 ½  inches (56 by 47 centimeters)

 

 

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