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Frank Owen Dobson (1886-1963), Sculptor

Sitter in 18 portraits
Artist of 7 portraits
The son of an artist, Dobson trained at the Leyton School of Art and was apprenticed to the sculptor Sir William Reynolds-Stephens. His first solo show in 1914 at the Chenil Galleries was of paintings and drawings. He enlisted into the Artists' Rifles in World War I. In 1920 he exhibited alongside Wyndham Lewis with 'Group X' and had his first solo sculpture show at the Leicester Galleries in 1921. He was an Official War artist during World War II and Professor of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art from 1946-1953.

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Sir (Francis) Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Bt

by Frank Owen Dobson
plaster cast of head, 1994 (1922)
NPG 6320


Marion Dorn

by Frank Owen Dobson
bronze bust, circa 1930-1931
NPG 6366


Margaret Rawlings (Lady Barlow)

by Frank Owen Dobson
plaster bust, 1936
NPG 6950


Margaret Rawlings (Lady Barlow)

by Frank Owen Dobson
pencil on paper, circa 1936
NPG D42715