Henry John Dobson
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Henry John Dobson RSW
Henry John Dobson was born in Peebleshire Scotland, he trained at the School of Design at the Royal Institution in Edinburgh. Works by Dobson have been regularly exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and also at at the Royal Academy, London.
Primarily a genre painter, Dobson is known for his depiction of subjects from Scottish daily life, often with an emphasis on sentimental incidents. He also painted some fine watercolours and sensitive portraits. In 1911 he travelled to the United States and Canada. His two sons, Cowan Dobson and Henry Raeburn Dobson, also became artists.