This 1930’s British advertisement has a very “Clara Bow” feel to it. Clara was an Amarican silent film sensation (The Original “IT” Girl”) who was reported to have several red chows to match her hair. Seen often in Hollywood in her red convertible La Salle Roadster with her chows as passengers. CLICK HERE to read […]
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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.
1915 PORTRAIT of Everett Grimes with a chow – San Francisco social scene.
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 […]
1914 E.J. Detmold Chow Illustration – The Book of Baby Dogs
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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