#dogs

Impressionism

Painting of the Week: Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair

Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she became friends with Edgar Degas...

Zuzanna Stańska 7 March 2021

Animals

Craving a Pandemic Puppy? See Dogs in Modern Art!

One of the phenomena that developed in the last 12 months is that of ‘pandemic puppy’. If you took one we hope you are happy together! But if you...

Joanna Kaszubowska 26 January 2021

Animals

‘I’m Sick of Portraits’ – Gainsborough and His Dog Portraits

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788) was a portrait and landscape painter. During his career, he often painted dogs accompanying his sitters. He always...

Joanna Kaszubowska 26 August 2020

Animals

Dachshunds in Art

Dachshunds were first bred around the 15th century in Germany. Their primary purpose was to hunt small animals, particularly badgers, and they are...

Maya Tola 5 July 2020

Animals

The Lady with the Dog

The Lady with the Dog is a title that I borrowed from Chekhov’s short story. It is a story of an affair, however, in art the dog quite often has...

Joanna Kaszubowska 4 July 2020

Animals

Puppies, Doggies and Pugs in Art (for Dog Lovers Only!)

Dogs are man's best friends. And if a man happens to be a painter or a sitter for a painting, they must be included too. In the end, they are our...

Magda Michalska 11 April 2020

Animals

Every Dog Has Its Day…

No one will ever be as happy to see you coming back home as your dog. As they are always with us they do deserve their place in art. And they...

Joanna Kaszubowska 4 October 2018