Phyllis Dodd (1899-1995):
Framed (ref: 8603)
Inscribed 'Drawing for Dry-point'
9 x 8 3/4 in. (23 x 21.5 cm)
Provenance: The Artists' Daughters
Phyllis Dodd was an accomplished portrait artist. Studying at the Liverpool School of Art from 1917–21, Dodd received a Royal Exhibition Scholarship and attended the Royal College of Art for four years – alongside Henry Moore (1898–1986), Raymond Coxon (1896–1997) and Edna Ginesi (1902–2000), with whom she would remain friends for the rest of her life – winning the Drawing Prize in her final year.
Other works by the artist can be found in the collections of the Glasgow School of Art, The Stirling Smith Art Gallery, as well as Christ's College and Gonville & Caius College, The University of Cambridge.
A proof copy of the artist's drypoint self-portrait