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 […]
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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 beautiful and rare etching above is a print I purchased from the U.K. which measures about 8×10 in size. It is on heavy stock and slightly embossed to frame the dog. This is the lovely chow called “Muff” (or also seen in print as “Mouff”) who was a gift to Prince Edward […]
Dated 1881 this is one of the earliest artworks of the Chow breed in England that I have discovered so far. Welsh / English provincial school oil on canvas of a red Chow Chow standing on a rug in an interior by artist B Griffiths. Signed and dated bottom right B Griffiths. 1881. […]