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 […]
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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 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 […]
By now you all must know that I have become completely enthralled about the story of England born Ch. Choonam Brilliantine, purchased by Mrs Hoover (of the vacuum cleaner dynasty). “George” as he was named went on to become one of the 5 top foundation sires for our breed in America and a record winning […]