Study of a Black Dog

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 884912

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1800 - 1899
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 457 x 584 mm (18 x 23 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Study of a Black Dog, English school, 19th century. A study of a black whippet-like dog, with a blue collar, lying down on a purple quilt, silhouetted against a plain brown background, its head turned to the right with its right ear cocked. The dog was presumably a favourite of Lady Robartes

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: on back of canvas: stamp of BRODIE & MIDDLETON, 79 LONG ACRE, LONDON

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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