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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
etching, 1907
NPG 1783a


Virginia Woolf

by Francis Dodd
chalk, 1908
NPG 3802


Charles Holden

by Francis Dodd
chalk, 1915
NPG 4427


Charles Holden

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1915
NPG 4173


Arthur Lionel Smith

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1915
NPG 3996


Charles Prestwich Scott

by Francis Dodd
etching, 1916
NPG 3997


Sir Sidney Lee

by Francis Dodd
black chalk, 1920s?
NPG 4423


A.E. Housman

by Francis Dodd
charcoal, 1926
NPG 3075


Alan Campbell Don

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


Sir Muirhead Bone

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


Sir Muirhead Bone

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


Edgar Vincent, Viscount d'Abernon

by Francis Dodd
pencil and watercolour, 1931
NPG 3862

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