Born in Newcastle in 1899, Dobell become an apprentice draftsman, later moving to Sydney in 1924 to work in Redfern. Dobell attended The Julian Ashton Art School, later leaving for London where he studied at the Slade School.
On his return to Sydney Dobell was acknowledged as on of Australia’s finest portrait artists, this was in part because of the widespread controversy surrounding the Archibald Prize of 1943 which was won by Dobell for a portrait of Joshua Smith and controversal court case that followed.
Dobell is represented in all major Australia galleries and many private and corporate collections worldwide.
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Art Money makes owning art immediate and affordable. Payments are spread over 10 equal monthly payments. After paying a 10% deposit, you can take your artwork home and pay the remaining balance over 9 months, interest-free.
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We are confident you will love your new artwork, but should you not, we have a money back guarantee. It means, if the works are not described as shown in the text and photos, or if you are not satisfied then we will happily accept the return of the works of up to (7) days after you have received it. Please contact us to initiate a return.
To be eligible for a return, the artwork must be in the same condition that you received it. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted
We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too.