Early 19th Century
Old English Bulldog

Oil on board
Image size: 6 x 7 3/4 inches (15.5 x 20 cm)
Giltwood Frame

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This fine portrait of an old English bulldog was obviously someone’s pride and joy. It dates from around 1800.

Similar to the works of Benjamin Marshall and Francis Towne.

The Old English Bulldog was compact, broad and muscular. Sadly the breed is extinct now.