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Tower Bridge, London – Sunset 1905 Louis Aston Knight

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Country of origin: United States

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed, dated lower right

Dated: 1905

Condition: Very good original condition

Size: 22.00" x 18.00" (55.9cm x 45.7cm)

Provenance: Private french collection

Artist biography

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Louis Aston Knight was the son of Daniel Ridgway Knight, under whom he studied. He also worked under Jules Lefebvre and Tony Robert-Fleury. He was a deft painter of landscapes, particularly adept at drawing the best effects from water which frequently featured in his paintings. He exhibited at the Paris Salons and also featured in the provinces. He obtained many awards including several gold medals in Paris, notably in 1900, at the Exposition universelle. He was made an Officier of the L├ęgion d'Honneur in 1927. He also exhibited in the USA.