The Lion Dog, From Malta. The Last of his Tribe.Engraved from the Original Picture in the possession of H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent.
London. Published July 9th 1851, by Thomas McLean, 26, Haymarket.
Mezzotint with very large margins. 375 x 415mm (14¾ x 16¼"). Tears in edges of wide margins.
A portrait of Quiz, a Maltese Terrier belonging to the Duchess of Kent, on a table with the artist's tools, a mouse nibbling a lump of cheese. A St.Bernard rests his head on the table behind.
[Ref: 34999] £480.00