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overstockArt Portrait of a Large Dog by George Stubbs, Hand Painted Oil with Silver and Black King Combo Frames

With Victorian gold frame painted by George Stubbs in 1772, this piece was the very first depiction of an Australian animal in European art. It shares that historic distinction with another piece by Stubbs, commissioned and created at the same time, entitle the kongouro from new Holland . Despite its Australian subject matter, it was made in Britain based off of the skin of an animal brought back from the first European Voyage to Discover the continent. The dog showf of the skin of an animal brought back from the first European Voyage to Discover the continent. The dog shown is actually what is now known as a dingo. It's a historically significant and beautiful work, showing a rarely painted creature in a truly untamed habitat. Imagine yourself exploring the Australian Outback when you gaze upon our carefully hand-produced oil-on-canvas reproduction. Frame Description: silver and black King Combo - distressed silver and black wrap frame. read more