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2324 | Centuries of British Fine Art

Sun, Jun 4, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 250

PORTRAIT OF AN AMERICAN BULLDOG OIL PAINTING

Estimate: $5,400 - $6,750

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Year: 19th century
Size: 18" x 15.5"
Medium: Oil
Description: Edmond Van Der Meulen's oil on panel portrait of an American bulldog from the 19th century. Early significant and exquisitely painted head profile of an American Bulldog by the well-known dog painter Van Der Meulen from the 19th century. Outstanding detail and an early depiction of the breed in art. Inscribed "a monami C Petit" (to my friend C Petit) in addition to being signed. implying that it is a personal portrait of his friend's cherished pet that was given as a gift. Framed, wearing a tuxedo, smoking a pipe, and one of a pair with another bulldog. Dimensions: around 18" x 15.5" when framed.
Shipping: Ships From London, UK

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