Artist's description:

Through classification humans attempt to make order from nature, none more so than with dogs:
Animal: Mammal - Carnivora - Canidae (Dog Like Mammals) - Canini (related to wolves).

Dogs: Terriers, Hounds, Working, Toy, Sporting, Utility, Pastoral.

Terriers: Jack Russell, Yorkshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, West Highland… the list goes on!

This miniature size painting is from the series ABCDogs, where I painted one breed of dog for each letter of the alphabet, as a way to choose and categorise which dogs to paint. The background colour is an alliteration of the breed name, adding a sense of poetry and fun to the painting and title.

Materials used:

Oil on canvas

Queensland Healer in Quartz (2012)


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This artwork is sold by Anna Walsh from United Kingdom

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