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William Dobson

William Dobson

Artist: William Dobson

Dates: 24 February 1611 ā€“ 28 October 1646

Nationality: English

Title of Piece: The Painter with Sir Charles Cottrell and Sir Balthasar Gerbier

The Painter with Sir Charles Cottrell and Sir Balthasar Gerbier by William Dobson

The Painter with Sir Charles Cottrell and Sir Balthasar Gerbier 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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