Above is a self-portrait by the artist Matteo Sandona SOURCE WIKIPEDIA -Matteo Sandonà immigrated with his family to New Jersey in 1894. Two years later he returned to Europe for four years of study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Verona and in Paris under Napoleone Nani and Mose Bianchi. After returning to the United […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]