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Dodd, Francis Edgar, RA
1874-1949

Painter and etcher, born at Holyhead on 29 November 1874, he was the son of a WM minister, Benjamin Dodd (e.m. 1867; died 1908). He trained at the Glasgow School of Art, where he won the Haldene Scholarship. He travelled in France, Italy and Spain and in World War I was appointed an official war artist. He was noted as a water-colourist, portrait painter and printmaker. In 1929 he was appointed a trustee of the Tate Gallery ands was elected to the Royal Academy in 1935. He committed suicide on 7 March 1949.

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