George Armfield (1808-1893), Two Terriers in a Landscape, Oil on Panel, circa 1870, signed lower right, within original frame.
George Armfield is the most renowned dog painter of the 19th century. He was particularly active from 1840 to 1875 as a London painter of dogs, especially terriers. He trained with his father, the portrait painter William Armfield Hobday (1771-1831) and exhibited his first painting at The British Institute in1839. For the next twenty years he exhibited widely including at The Royal Academy.
26cm x 33.5 including frame, the panel itself 20cm x 28cm. The painting is in original condiiton with no overpainting, the frame has been repainted and is scratched.
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