Winifred Knights at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Winifred Margaret Knights was born in Streatham in 1899, and attended James Allen’s Girls School. From 1915 she studied at the Slade School of Art where she became a highly successful and favoured student of Henry Tonks. In 1919 she jointly won the Slade Summer Composition Competition with A Scene in a Village Street with Millhands Conversing.