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DOBELL, William (1899 - 1970), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DOBELL, William (1899 - 1970), Painter

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1899, in Newcastle (New South Wales); died 1970.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes, landscapes with figures.

[not available online]William Dobell was the son of a builder. He was apprenticed to Wallace L. Porter, an architect in Newcastle (New South Wales), in 1916. In 1924 Dobell moved to Sydney to work as a draughtsman and studied there at the Julian Ashton School of

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