ABOVE ORIGINAL ARTWORK by artist Germana Conca ©2004 “Konrad Lorenz con il suo Chow” Watercolor and Pastel on paper Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) was an Austrian zoologist, regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology ..the study of animal behavior. Thank you to my very helpful ChowTales friend and follower Jeff Austin for showing me […]
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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.
Circa 1975 Bookplate by Swiss animal artist Willy E. Bär. This lovely watercolor features both a red and black chow. Such a pretty rendering of our breed. This print was purchased from Amsterdam and is in my private collection.
Circa 1976- Russian artist Dmitry Zhilinsky created a self-portrait based on a specific event from his personal life. “At the artist’s house in Novobutakovo, a car hit his chow dog, nicknamed Chan. In the picture, Zhilinsky portrayed himself at night half-naked with a dead animal in his arms. In the opening of the gate, there […]