Circa 1880-90, 2 adorable "Chin" dogs playing with each other on the most extravagant green velvet chair, complete with fringes, giant tassels and a lush Cashmere shawl.
The print comes from a very rare 19th Century Belgian magazine: "L'Acclimatation Illustree", published in Brussels, and presents prestigious dogs that will no doubt enter contests.
As a matter of fact, the text below mentions these dogs were portrayed in the siting room of a Baroness!
The Victorian era had a totally different representation of pets that makes us smile today. You will love the orange gaze of the dog on the chair, and the fun, skinny body of the one on the floor.
The piece is a chromolithograph (the same as a lithograph but with several stones, allowing more colors) done on a fairly thick magazine paper.
A totally unique print that will bring originality and whimsical charm to any decor!
CONDITION: In very good condition with no damage, except one tiny bit missing on the upper left corner. No fading. Colors very vibrant. (whiteness not in the piece)
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 11 5/8". Width: 8 1/2".
(29.5 cm) by (21.5 cm)
Will be shipped Registered Airmail from Paris (very safe!) including insurance and signature at delivery.
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