GEORGE VERNON STOKES (British, 1873-1954) George Vernon Stokes (1873 – 1954) was an illustrator of great renown, who made pictures and drawings for scores of dog encyclopedias, breed books, and stories. Together with his sister Cynthia Harnett, Stokes produced numerous large format illustrated children’s stories with a dog or dogs as central characters.
His paintings were loose in format, lush in color, portrayed great personality, and Terriers were particularly plentiful in his body of work. He contributed illustrations to magazines and books on dogs and natural history and Exhibited at the RA from 1907, RBA and provincial galleries. Stokes lived near Carlisle for some years and later near Deal in Kent.
The four prints on this page are in my personal collection
Kevin Spiker says
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