Artist biography

John DODGSON b. 1890

Painter, influenced by the Post-Impressionist and Symbolist movements, associated through friendship with the Euston Road Group. Born 13 June 1890 in Murree, Punjab, India, son of an army officer and nephew of Campbell Dodgson of the British Museum. Studied at University College, Oxford, 1909–13 and at the Slade School 1913–15. Exhibited at the N.E.A.C. from 1923; Assistant at the National Gallery for a few months 1919. First one-man exhibition at the Claridge Gallery 1928; member of the London Artists' Association 1932; London Group 1947, President 1950–1. Taught at Camberwell School of Art 1946–50 and at Chelsea 1951–8.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I