British Pastel Drawing Portrait Beagle Hunting Dog After Florence Mabel Hollams
- 1 Fine British vintage art pastel drawing beautiful portrait animal Beagle hunting dog After Florence Mabel Hollams.
- Similar in style to after Florence Mabel Hollams.
- Subject portrait study of a Beagle hunting dog.
- Superb depiction of the animal breed.
- Unsigned artist unknown.
- Florence Mabel Hollams was born in 1877 and died in 1963 she was a popular British painter of horses & dogs, she was active in the first three decades of the 20th century.
- Mabel studied under artist Frank Calderon and at the time when most schools did not accept female students, she studied in Paris at Acadamie Julian.
- She painted for Royalty and many aristocratic families. One of her paintings, a royal horse hangs in the mounted branch Musuem at Imber court. She was also one of the first female Royal Academicians, exhibiting eight paintings and in 1899 she was elected to the Society of Women Artists.
- She was married to Charles Lionel Fox who was a land agent who worked for racehorse owners the Cazlet family.
- Finely hand drawn painted with coloured pastels on colour mount 878 sheet paper.
- Highly talented artist as its so realistic fabulous quality.
- Ideal Christmas present for a Beagle dog lover.
- Hanging thread on the back ready for home display.
- With protective glass front cover and set in a nice wooden frame.
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- The beagle is a breed of small hound that is similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound.
- The beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare (beagling).
- With a great sense of smell and superior tracking instinct.
- These breeds are hunting dogs and are generally regarded as having some of the most sensitive noses among canines.
- Employed as detection dog for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world.
- The beagle is intelligent but single-minded.
- It is a popular pet due to its size, good temper, and lack of inherited health problems.
- The modern breed was developed in Great Britain around the 1830s from several breeds, including the Talbot Hound, the North Country Beagle, the Southern Hound, and possibly the Harrier.
- Circa late 20th century 1970's.
- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Having some noticeable scuffs scratches,stains to the frame & glass and also some pastel smear stains on the sheet paper in places commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of the frame approx
23" High (58cm)
26.5" Wide (67cm)