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Child with Puppies
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Child with Puppies


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Description This pastel drawing is based on a pastel by the British artist John Russell, which shows a young child and three dogs. The child has a puppy in each hand, and holds the mother away with his foot. The child had been identified as one of Russell's grandchildren whose mother was Russell's daughter, Jane de Courcy Jowett. Russell, who was elected a member of the Royal Academy, is best known for his pastel portraits and fancy pictures.
Exhibitions
  • A Child's-Eye View. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006.
Provenance Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris (date and mode of acquisition unknown); purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, July 19 1923; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1797
Medium
pastel on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.770
Measurements
H: 17 3/4 × W: 23 3/4 in. (45.09 × 60.33 cm)
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Not On View

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