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Royal Collection painting survey Balmoral Oct 2014

Arts Everyday Living: Best Friends & Companions–the Royal Pets of Queen Victoria

  British master Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873) is considered one of the supreme painters of animals, demonstrated here in his moving portraits of two of Queen Victoria’s pets.  Landseer was a favorite artist of the queen and she commissioned the portrayal of Waldmann above, a smooth haired dachshund as well as The Lory, a parrot given to […]

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