The Full English

Self-Portrait, c. 1634-40

Does anyone have a spare couple of million quid on them? If so, they couldn’t spend it more wisely than on this spectacular early self-portrait by William Dobson, which is up for sale at Bonhams on 6 July 2016. In this article for the Bonhams magazine, Waldemar Januszczak sings the praises of the “first truly characteristically English painter”.

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