- Sir William. 1899–1970, Australian portrait and landscape painter. Awarded the Archibald prize (1943) for his famous painting of Joshua Smith which resulted in a heated clash between the conservatives and the moderns and led to a lawsuit. His other works include The Cypriot (1940), The Billy Boy (1943), and Portrait of a strapper (1941)
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Some instances of this unblushing venality are mentioned by Mr. Dobell.
The comparison, especially with Coleridge, is unkind to Dobell.The Age of Tennyson
Dobell's mouth was ever full of very pretty Latinity, for the most part Virgilian.My First Book:
Dobell is the more unequal, but the better of the two in snatches.A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)
The irritability of the stomach forbids the employment of drastic purgatives, yet podophyllin resin is warmly commended by Dobell.