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Dog Painting 1840-1940: A Social History of the Dog in Art Hardcover – 1992

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Product Details

  • Series: Social History of the Dog in Art
  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Antique Collectors Club (1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1851491392
  • ISBN-13: 978-1851491391
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.2 x 11.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #845,718 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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22 of 23 people found the following review helpful By James P. Hirschberg on January 14, 2005
Format: Hardcover
I bought this book sight unseen expecting a treasure trove of dog art. While it does contain plenty of art I was very dissapointed in that a huge portion of the prints are in black and white. I don't know of too many artists that paint in only black and white and grays. I would have given this book a far higher rating if the prints would have been in color and larger. You have to give it to the author for the scope of the collection within the covers, but I'm an Irish Wolfhound fan and there were NO paintings of wolfhounds in the book other than a few paintings that had a wolfhound in them with several other breeds (none were indexed). If you're a dog fan, buy the book "Mondo Canine"- you won't be dissappointed.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By T. Kortman on January 6, 2009
Format: Hardcover
I purchase this book for my mother for Christmas but I had a hard time wrapping it because I couldn't put it down. By Far this was the most interesting dog painting book I have ever seen. My mother called me a couple days after I gave it to her and she just loves it. She tells me that she has not put it down since she got home. If you love dogs and art work this is a must purchase book.
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I love this book. The pictures are beautiful and if you love dogs and are interested in the history of dog paintings through the years this is the book for you. You'll enjoy looking at this book for years to come. Gorgeous Art.
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By Kiki G. on January 7, 2015
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I am a professional art dealer. This book is well referenced. Beautiful color images.
I just wish there were more full color pictures of the less famous yet equally accomplished artists work of the period.
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By moos on May 21, 2012
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I had received an address book with some of these paintings in it. I HAD to have the book. Any dog lover would appreciate it!
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