John Allan Dawson

Title:  “Dorothy”

Artist:  John Allan Dawson (Scottish, Late 19th-early 20th century)

Medium: Oil on canvas.

Size: 56” high x 30” wide.

Date: 1904

Signature: Signed lower left  “J. Allan Dawson”

Provenance: Always in the Cowe Family from Edinburgh, Scotland to New York.

About:  Portrait of a beautiful young lady at age 10, wearing a white dress and red cloak; Dorothy Isabella Cowe, born 24 August, 1894, lived in Edinburgh.  Condition: No restorations, in excellent condition, professionally cleaned, framed.

Item  B189





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John Allan Dawson Biography

(Exhibited: 1893-1936). Scotland

 John Allan Dawson was an Edinburgh artist known for his interiors of everyday Scottish life and people, animal portraits, especially dogs.

He exhibited at The Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts (14 times), Walker Gallery, Liverpool, Manchester City Art Gallery, Royal Academy, Royal Scottish Academy (26 times), and The Royal Hibernian Academy.