Francis Dodd was a painter and etcher mainly of portraits and architectural subjects.
Bone at the Press by Francis Dodd, 1908
© the artist's estate. All Rights Reserved 2010 / Bridgeman Art Library
- 30 x 27 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £625 ( Total: £2,500)
- Acquired in:
- Garton & Company
He studied at Glasgow School of Art alongside Muirhead Bone, whose sister he married, and with whom he formed a lifelong friendship. This drypoint is the finest portrait of Muirhead Bone, of whose etched work the Hunterian Art Gallery has a significant collection, and represents one of Dodd's outstanding portraits.
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