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William Dobson

William Dobson

Artist: William Dobson

Dates: 24 February 1611 – 28 October 1646

Nationality: English

Title of Piece: Portrait of Abraham van der Doort

 

Portrait of Abraham van der Doort by William Dobson

Portrait of Abraham van der Doort 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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