Tag Archives: Dogs

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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1505: The Dog Hidden Under the Hidden Unicorn

In 1934, restoration work on this early 16th-centruy portrait by Raphael revealed that sometime in the mid-17th century, an anonymous artist had painted over it in places, transforming it into a representation of Saint Catherine of Alexandria holding a spiked … Continue reading

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