William Dobson art links 


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William Dobson: Portrait of a Marine Officer
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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William Dobson

[English Baroque Era Painter, ca.1611-1646]

• Subject matter:  Specializes in Portraits.
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    William Dobson Works Online    
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of Abraham Van der Doort

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Two men, 1640-45

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, UK
2 paintings online

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Norwich Museums, England

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Portrait of Sir Richard Neville

D'Outre Manche Database of British Art in French Public Collections

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
Endymion Porter (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteWilliam Dobson at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteWilliam Dobson in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

William Dobson at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on William Dobson  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

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