William Dobell – from window washer to knight of the realm

  The file holding this portrait of the great Australian artist Sir William Dobell, taken by Monte Luke Photography Studio on October 28 1957, is simply marked ‘Bill Dobell’. By the time this photograph was taken, Dobell had won the Archibald Prize, Australia’s leading portraiture award, twice. And he would win it again in 1959. Bill Dobell taken by Monte …