Oil on panel
25.5 x 37.5 cm
The paintings of dogs in the Folk Art collection often depict the animals at work, commonly rat-hunting. In this case we find a guard-dog, standing alert. The sideways pose proudly shows off the animal’s strength and conditioning to maximum advantage, recorded for posterity.
A Guard Dog outside a Kennel No date © Compton Verney
Reference CVCSC 0415.F