Text Size

 

 

«MY BELOVED MASACCIO AND GIOTTO AND ALL THE REST OF THE BLESSED COMPANY»: WINIFRED MARGARET KNIGHTS AND THE REDISCOVERY OF THE TRECENTO IN THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY

 

Lyrica Taylor

 

 

 

This article analyzes the artwork of Winifred Margaret Knights, the first woman to win a fine art scholarship to the British School at Rome, in order to understand her contributions to British Modernism as being deeply rooted in the broader historical and specifically trecento Italian traditions.