Artistic Memories 28 October: William Dobson


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William Dobson William Dobson

Artist: William Dobson

Dates: 24 February 1611 – 28 October 1646

Nationality: English

Title of Piece: Portrait of James Graham

Portrait of James Graham by William Dobson Portrait of James Graham by William Dobson

Brief Biography: Dobson was a portraitist influenced by Venetian art. He was serjeant painter to King Charles I and a lord of the privy chamber. Until the civil war and Oxford falling to the Parliamentarians Dobson made a modest living with his art.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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