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Artists who influenced William Dobson
William Dobson was a portraitist and one of the first notable English painters, praised by his contemporary John Aubrey as the most excellent painter that England has yet bred. Dobson was born in London, the son of a decorative artist also called William Dobson, and was apprenticed to William Peake and probably later joined the studio of Francis Cleyn. He is believed to have had access to the Roya ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by William Dobson


Endymion Porter
(Tate Gallery)

Portrait of a Family
(Yale Center for British Art)

Cornelis Jonson van Ceulen I

Peter Rubens

John Byron
(Tabley House)

Charles II as Prince of Wales
(Scottish National Portrait Gallery)

Robert Walker

Anthony van Dyck

Prince Rupert, William Murray and John Russell
(Ashdown House)

(National Maritime Museum)

John Michael Wright


Abraham van der Doort

Charles I

Gerard Soest