This beautiful color plate by Walter Weber is one I treasure , as the artist in one I greatly admire. He was most famous for his paintings featured in The National Geographic Magazine from 1939 to 1968. He painted prolifically and beautifully, over a wide range of nature subjects, including deer, birds, cats, […]
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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.
There are so many sculptures I see from the Han Dynasty that resemble the chow in the upright ears and tail over the back, but most show a distinctly different type in body and coat much like the Chinese Chongqing dog . However this little sculpture below I discovered online shows the appearance […]
The painting you see above is one I have always looked at with fascination (and with squinted eyes) since my early years in Chows. In “The Book of the Chow Chow” by Samuel Draper, this hanging scroll is reproduced in black and white on page 14. The book was published well before all the wonderful […]