He was born in Hull, lived in Nottingham until 1844 when he moved to Liverpool.
Dawson studied with J.B. Pyne, but was mainly self taught. He exhibited at the Liverpool Academy and elected an associate in 1846 and a Member in 1847. He also exhibited at the British Institute, Suffolk Street and Portland Gallery.
Dawson’s subjects were mostly marine and coastal subjects, but he also painted landscapes and some very large views of London.
Works by this artist…
Harvest Time( ref : 14698 )
The Welcoming Committee( ref : 8241 )