This unusual 93 year old chromolithograph is from the book “FABRE’S BOOK OF BABY DOGS” by E.J. Detmold, published in 1914 by Hodder & Stoughton of New York. E J Detmold (1883-1957) and his twin brother Maurice were prolific Victorian book illustrators. Maurice died in 1908 from inhaling chloroform. Detmold was a well known illustrator […]
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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.
It is an absolute honor to the chow breed to have had one of the leading British wildlife painters of all time, depict these 2 chows in his artworks. The one above entitled “Orange Pekoe” circa 1903 I would love to have in my own collection. This piece was created in Gouache and measures 14.5 […]
This unique chow artwork has a fascinating story behind the artist Lewis “Dude” Larsen and his historic postcard business. He created a number of dog portraits along with his “ranch life” inspired scenes. The artist also played a ranch hand in the movie called “Stallion Canyon”1949 –reference SOURCE Lewis H. Larsen was born in 1909 in […]