Posts with tag Dogs in Art

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Terry Albert – Dog Lover and Artist Extraordinaire

Terry Albert – Dog Lover and Artist Extraordinaire I have known Terry for quite a while – initially as a dog writer. Then I discovered her incredible artistic talent too! Terry’s involvement with purebred dogs began the way so many people do – started with a problem dog and moved  into showing and competing. “I… read more

Newfoundland art at the Kennel Club by Nick Waters

Few breeds of dog have such a fascinating and romantic background as the Newfoundland. Even its size commands attention. Immortalised in literature by Lord Byron and J M Barrie, in art by Sir Edwin Landseer, companion and work horse for man as he explored new boundaries, and the hero in countless stories of bravery and… read more

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Dogs in Art: Matilda Lotz at the AKC Museum of the Dog

As part of Best In Show Daily’s ongoing series highlighting artwork on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, today we feature a painting by artist Matilda Lotz entitled “At the Garden Gate.” This piece was a gift to the museum from former AKC Chairman Ron Menaker and his wife, Kathy. Matilda Lotz… read more

“Lloyd,” by Reuben Ward Binks. Photo courtesy of the AKC Museum of the Dog.

Dogs in Art: Reuben Ward Binks

Today’s featured painting from the AKC Museum of the Dog is “Lloyd,” by British artist Reuben Ward Binks. The portrait of a Bloodhound was originally part of the Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge collection, and was a gift to the museum from Elizabeth Mendenhall. Rueben Ward Binks, born in England in 1880, showed early promise as an… read more

A photo of Bang Away by Rudolph Tauskey appeared on this 1951 cover of The Dog News, one of the dog show publications of the day.

Dogs in Art: Bang Away, the 1951 Westminster BIS Winner

As noted in the last installment of Best In Show Daily’s ongoing series highlighting the AKC Museum of the Dog, artwork from as early as the 17th century to the modern day is housed in St. Louis, telling not only the history of the dog itself, but in many ways of AKC dog shows as… read more

“Millie on the South Lawn,” by Christine Merrill. Photo courtesy of the AKC Museum of the Dog.

Dogs in Art: A Famous First Dog at the AKC Museum

For Best In Show Daily’s ongoing series highlighting artwork on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog, today’s featured painting is an oil on board by contemporary American pet portraitist Christine Merrill entitled “Millie on the South Lawn,” dated 1990 and donated to the museum by the William Secord Gallery. Merrill is… read more