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Canines of The Art World: Briton Rivière’s “Jilted”  (1887)

Now I will tell you about another god of animal paintings, Briton Rivière. This guy loved all animals, but especially dogs, and it definitely showed in his work. He was born in 1840, and when he was starting out, he was fortunate to have his father who was an art teacher at Oxford. I’m notContinue reading “Canines of The Art World: Briton Rivière’s “Jilted”  (1887)”

Canines of The Art World: Pablo Picasso’s “Dog” (sometime between 1957-1973)

I can’t not mention this if I’m writing about art featuring dogs. Picasso is super famous for many paintings, but this one in particular is one of my favorites because of the story behind it. This is a painting of a dog named Lump (the German word for rascal). I’ve heard some people say thatContinue reading “Canines of The Art World: Pablo Picasso’s “Dog” (sometime between 1957-1973)”

Canines of The Art World: John Sargent Noble “Otter Hunting (On the Scent)”

I almost made the mistake of thinking that this amazing artist  was the same as John Singer Sargent from my last post (below). That was very incorrect. While John Singer Sargent was famous mostly for his portraits, John Sargent Noble, was known for his paintings of dogs.  As far as artists from that time, IContinue reading “Canines of The Art World: John Sargent Noble “Otter Hunting (On the Scent)””