Louis Aston Knight (1873–1948) was a French-born American artist noted for his paintings of landscapes. One of his paintings, The Afterglow, was purchased by U.S. President Warren G. Harding in 1922 to hang in the White House. Louis Aston Knight was the son of the American expatriate painter, Daniel Ridgway Knight. In 1873, Louis Aston Knight was born in Paris. Unlike his father, Aston Knight was raised and educated in Europe. Knight attended the Chigwell School in England for his Liberal Arts Education and began his artistic training, under the guidance of his father. Later he studied formally with the great French Romantic painters, Tony Robert-Fleury and Jules Lefebvre. n 1894 Aston Knight debuted at the Paris Salon, starting a highly acclaimed career.