I’m still pinching myself and can’t believe I was able to purchase this very rare, 1941 calendar page featuring a chow but none other than the well known canine artist Will Rannells. Mr. Rannells was know for his many LIFE magazine covers as well as other magazines. His dogs were mostly well dressed with […]
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The Chow in Art. This category will feature artists in all mediums and unique painting "finds" from the pre-1950s. Additions by our readers to any of these artist bios are greatly appreciated.
Mabel Gear (1898-1987) born in England was a decorative painter of birds and animals and elected an associate of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters 1925 and a full member the following year, and a full member of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1927. Below is the original pastel listed in a […]
Circa early 1930s. I could not believe my eyes when I saw this huge bronze plaque show up at auction. I immediately recognized the chow as the very famous Ch Yang Fu Tang who was a great ambassador for our breed as well with his charming temperament I have in my records somewhere documentation if this […]