Posts with tag William Secord Gallery

A medieval castle seems the ideal locale for highlighting the world’s tallest purebred, the Irish Wolfhound.

My Favorite Things: Drawing in Pen and Ink

The dog makes an ideal companion and working partner, as any reader of Best In Show Daily will tell you. But a canine also makes the perfect muse for artists and writers. In fact, the dog is an excellent model for any creative person looking to express his or her love and admiration for “man’s… 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


William Secord Artist Creates Canine Gallery in One Home

Canine portraitist Pamela Dennis Hall just completed the biggest commission of her painting career. In fact, the 10 dog paintings she created for The Swan’s Nest Interiors of Fairfield, Calif., portray more canines than are in her own Fredericksburg, Texas, pack. Hall’s Cavalier, German Shepherd, Cardigan Welsh Corgi and Pug pale in comparison to the… read more


Dogs on the Walls

New York gallery mounts Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge exhibit. By Christi McDonald The William Secord Gallery, located in New York City, is a popular annual destination for many fanciers when they visit Manhattan in February each year for Westminster. Bill Secord is a recognized authority – in fact the authority worldwide – on 19th century dog… read more