Study of a Danish Hound (c.1850)
SIR EDWIN LANDSEER RA – Circle of (1802-1873)
Oil on Canvas
In handmade John Davies frame
The little dog in this picture seems so present. He appears to quiver on the canvas. You want to pick him up out of the frame and tell him how splendid he is.
Sir Edwin Henry Landseer was an English painter and sculptor, famous for his paintings of animals – particularly horses, dogs, and stags. However, his best-known works are the lion sculptures at the base of Nelson’s Column.
Edwin Landseer’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, the record price being 2,028,874 USD for Death of the Wild Bullsold at Christie’s London in 2003.