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THE CURIOUS PUG, A CLOWN AT HEART
THE ART OF THE DOG
Pugs are eager to please you, but you must be warned they are clowns at heart.
American Kennel Club
British artist Briton Riviere (1840-1920) was a successful animal painter as well as illustrator. For instance, in Tick-Tick above, the artist combines realism and humor in this unforgettable portrait of a mischievous pet. Riviere also depicted historical, mythological, and fantasy themes including St. George and the Dragon.