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Francis Dodd

(1874-1949), Painter and printmaker

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist associated with 52 portraits
Francis Dodd was a painter of realistic portraits, landscapes and genre, and etcher. Dodd studied at Glasgow School of Art, after which he visited Paris, Italy and later Spain. He settled in Manchester 1895, then moved to London in 1904. Dodd exhibited at the New English Art Club from 1894, and was a member from 1904. As a war artist, he made a series of portraits of military and naval commanders, some of which are housed at the Imperial War Museum.

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William Booth, by Francis Dodd - NPG 1783a

William Booth

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1907
NPG 1783a

Virginia Woolf, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3802

Virginia Woolf

by Francis Dodd
chalk, 1908
NPG 3802

Charles Holden, by Francis Dodd - NPG 4427

Charles Holden

by Francis Dodd
chalk, 1915
NPG 4427

Charles Holden, by Francis Dodd - NPG 4173

Charles Holden

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1915
NPG 4173

Arthur Lionel Smith, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3996

Arthur Lionel Smith

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1915
NPG 3996

Charles Prestwich Scott, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3997

Charles Prestwich Scott

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1916
NPG 3997

Sir Sidney Lee, by Francis Dodd - NPG 4423

Sir Sidney Lee

by Francis Dodd
black chalk, 1920s?
NPG 4423

A.E. Housman, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3075

A.E. Housman

by Francis Dodd
charcoal, 1926
NPG 3075

Alan Campbell Don, by Francis Dodd - NPG 4539

Alan Campbell Don

by Francis Dodd
chalk, 1930s or 1940s?
NPG 4539

Sir Muirhead Bone, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3079

Sir Muirhead Bone

by Francis Dodd
etching (first state), 1931
NPG 3079

Sir Muirhead Bone, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3079a

Sir Muirhead Bone

by Francis Dodd
etching (second state), 1931
NPG 3079a

Edgar Vincent, Viscount d'Abernon, by Francis Dodd - NPG 3862

Edgar Vincent, Viscount d'Abernon

by Francis Dodd
pencil and watercolour, 1931
NPG 3862

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