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Dame Laura Knight R.A., R.W.S., R.E., R.W.A., P.S.W.A. (1877-1970)

Prisoners in Dock at Nuremberg Trial no. 2

Coloured chalks and watercolour
30 x 22 ins (76 x 56 cms)

Collection of the artist
Private collection, UK

'Paintings and Drawings by Dame Laura Knight', Worthing Art Gallery, 1963, no.25
Society of Graphic Artists, The Royal Institute Galleries, London

Dame Laura Knight was an official war artist during WWII, and at the age of 68 was commissioned in January 1946 to paint the Nuremberg Trials for the British Government War Records.

This drawing shows the two benches of prisoners/German war leaders in the dock. Seated in the front row are Rosenberg, Frank, Frick, Streicher, Funk and Schacht with von Papen, Seyss-Inquart, Speer, von Neurath and Fritzsch in the row behind.

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