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 […]
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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.
“His Highness Timmy” A likeness of President Coolidges Chow -Auction photo and description courtesy Skinner Auctions It is always so thrilling to me when these unexpected treasures pop when I least expect them to….and 2 at a time from very different sources!!! Above you will find a stunning chow bronze sculpture Created by artist Viola […]
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 […]