Portrait Of An English Mastiff, dated 1871. Fine large 19th Century portrait of an English Mastiff dog, oil on canvas by William Weekes. Leading example of the famous animal painters work and a rare early depiction of the breed in art.Superb quality and condition presented in an antique gilt frame. Herbert Weekes was a London painter of genre and animal subjects and probably the brother of Henry Weekes. Weekes was one of a few talented artists who transformed animal painting of the 19th Century from its traditional status as a record of beasts to something approaching a reflection of human life. Weekes exhibited 37 paintings at the Royal Academy, and also at the Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Society of Painters in Oils and in the provinces. Measurements: 27" x 24" framed approx.
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