Anthropomorphised Smoking Dog - Original 19th-century pen & ink drawing
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An original 19th-century pen & ink drawing, Anthropomorphised Smoking Dog.
This eccentric, characterful drawing depicts a bear/monkey/dog-like animal smoking a long pipe in smoking jacket and cravat. He glances somewhat sheepishly at the viewer, in a wonderfully anthropomorphised manner. The drawing typifies the Victorian taste for comic cartoons with animals given human-like qualities. In pen and ink on pale blue paper with a decorative embossed border.
Initialled indistinctly lower right.
In good condition for its age.
26.2cm x 20.8cm.
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Product code: JE-656