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Dorothy Hawksley (1884-1970)

Artist of 5 portraits
Dorothy Hawksley was a talented, yet little known, artist of the early/mid twentieth century. She was born in London, where she lived all her life, studying at the Royal Academy schools, teaching at King's College for two years, and exhibiting widely at venues including the Fine Art Society, the Paris Salon and the Royal Academy. Her work consists mainly of portraits and subject pictures in watercolour, but she also painted in tempera and oil.

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Charlotte Mary Mew

by Dorothy Hawksley
watercolour, 1926
NPG 3550


Sir Sydney Cockerell

by Dorothy Hawksley
pencil, 1952
NPG 4325


Malcolm Osborne

by Dorothy Hawksley
chalk and watercolour, 1959
NPG 4357


Sir Sydney Cockerell

by Dorothy Hawksley
watercolour, 1960
NPG 4324


Sir Sydney Cockerell

by Dorothy Hawksley
bromide print, circa 1930
NPG x136177