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Two Greyhounds and a Mastiff belonging to the Duke of Hamilton, Sawrey Gilpin
Stubbs & Gilpin – This Time, on Dogs
Thank goodness so many 18th century portraits of beloved thoroughbreds and hunting dogs are adequately…
Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms
It’s likely you have a greater inkling of British equine horse artist George Stubbs (1724–1806)…
John Swan, "Rangeley Boat"
John Swan’s art often pays tribute to the world’s most beautiful fishing landscapes, from the…
Rediscovering Francis Lee Jaques: Part I
I knew nothing of museum artist, illustrator, and painter Francis Lee Jaques (1887–1969). It was…
Bison: Jaques illustrated his wife’s book, "Snowshoe Country."
Francis Lee Jaques in Black & White: Part II
Few artists can create a landscape not only on the flat surface of the canvas,…
Hold Hare: Hello! My good man! How much for your hare? Four francs? I will give you five francs, but hold it up like that so I can shoot it.”
Honoré Daumier on Anglers and Huntsmen
For reasons I will never quite understand, my charming 26-year-old Florida niece set her heart…
"Growling Lions" is one of 500 Kuhnert paintings of lion.
In Love Again, with Kuhnert
Each time we return to Tanzania – from 1994, when we were tasked with building…
A Delft boar’s head terrine from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Terrines, Tureens, and Strasbourg
Over the years, I accumulated an indecent number of game-themed lidded earthenware pots, also called…
The Icebergs (1861)
Niagara Falls to the Andes, With Frederic Church
American songwriter Marc Cohn, of “Walking in Memphis” fame, is likely the only singer/songwriter ever…
The only print left on Wieland’s wall is a caribou by Douglas Allen. Allen was a commercial artist, commissioned to provide art work for Jack O’Connor’s 1960 book "Big Game Animals of North America." As a full-page color plate in that book, this painting ignited Wieland’s love affair with caribou.
Art for a Buck’s Sake
The very first magazine article I ever wrote was about hunting caribou in Quebec; the…
In 1715, Wootton painted "Bonny Black Held by a Groom" at Newmarket for 2nd Duke of Rutland’s Belvoir Castle.
Few circumstances are more frustrating than reading about an interesting, even historically important, painting and…
"Among the Sierra Nevada Montains" – Albert Bierstadt
On the Road With the Unstoppable Albert Bierstadt
As a kid growing up in Manhattan, I went to nursery school down the street…
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