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REF: 5063

Medium - Pen and Gouache on Paper

Size - 6½" x 11" (17cm x 28cm)

Recto - Signed and inscribed “Dieppe 47”



Purchased from Edward Sherman, Sacramento, May 2002


Condition – Excellent

Dieppe 47 by Frank Dobson

  • Frank Dobson was born in central London and grew up in Clerkenwell. His mother was Alice Mary Owen and his father, who was also named Frank Dobson, was a commercial artist who specialized in bird and flower designs for greeting card companies.

    Frank Dobson moved to Newlyn in Cornwall, where he met Augustus John who used his influence and contacts to enable Dobson to stage a one-man show at the Chenil Gallery in London in 1914.

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