Frank Dobson, RA (1886-1963)

Seated Nude
  • signed and dated ‘38
  • red chalk
  • 35 by 25 cm.; 13 ¾ by 9 ¾ in.
  • Provenance: Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd, London
  • £2,800 plus 4% ARR
Frank Dobson, RA (1886-1963)

Sculptor, draughtsman and painter in oil and watercolour. Although he made his first wood carving just before World War I, Dobson’s first one man show, at the Chenil Galleries in 1914 was of paintings and drawings. He enlisted during the war and after had his first one man show of sculpture at the Leicester Galleries in 1921. During the inter-war years Dobson consolidated his reputation, becoming known as a traditionalist. Exhibited widely.

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