AN ORIGINAL HILARY KNIGHT WATERCOLOR DEPICTING KAY THOMPSON PERFORMING AT "THE PERSIAN ROOM 1954." Black and color ink, color pencil and watercolor, 265 x 220 mm, illustration for the Plaza Hotel magazine, 2000,

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AN ORIGINAL HILARY KNIGHT WATERCOLOR DEPICTING KAY THOMPSON PERFORMING AT "THE PERSIAN ROOM 1954."
Black and color ink, color pencil and watercolor, 265 x 220 mm, illustration for the Plaza Hotel magazine, 2000,

Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium
AN ORIGINAL HILARY KNIGHT WATERCOLOR DEPICTING KAY THOMPSON PERFORMING AT "THE PERSIAN ROOM 1954."
Black and color ink, color pencil and watercolor, 265 x 220 mm, illustration for the Plaza Hotel magazine, 2000, signed on the label of the portfolio propped up against Mr. Knight's chair on the right.

This drawing recreates the evening when Mr. Knight and mutual friend D.D. Dixon went to see Miss Thompson perform in The Persian Room at the Plaza Hotel, and sitting together after the show decided to collaborate on Eloise.
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