Tag Archives: Dogs

1927: Pancho Villa’s Pet Deer Moves to Los Angeles

Betty Bradley and her pet deer, Bennie (1927); “Bennie (or Benny) the deer was said to have been the former pet of revolutionary Pancho Villa, and was given to Betty Bradley while she was visiting in Mexico with her parents. … Continue reading

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1912: In the Rain

Franz Marc: In the Rain (1912)

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1489: Versions

      Leonardo da Vinci: Lady with an Ermine [Cecilia Galleran] (1489–1490) Awol Erizku: Lady with a Pitbull (2009) Hans Holbein: Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling [probably Anne Lovell] (c. 1526-28) Frida Khalo: Self-Portrait with … Continue reading

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5th Century BC: Rhyton

Brygos: Rhyton [drinking vessel] in the shape of a dog’s head (early 5th century BC) (source)

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1947: Mister

William Gottlieb: Portrait of Billie Holiday and Mister, Downbeat, New York, NY (ca. Feb. 1947) (source)

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2013: Struggle

Charles Avery: Untitled (Duculi) (2013) (source)

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1495: Relationship Issues

Piero di Cosimo: A Satyr Mourning over a Nymph [The Death of Procris] (c. 1495) (source) In one version of the myth of Procris, her husband Cephalus abandons her for eight years to test her fidelity, and then, when he … Continue reading

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