English school, 19th century
'' Portrait of a Chihuahua ''
Oil on canvas
11.5 x 11.5 in / (29 x 29 cm) framed approx
A beautiful 19th century oil on board portrait of a chihuahua, in an ebonised frame with gilt mount and oval sight. The chihuahua was not brought to the UK until the late 19th century, which makes this a very early and important depiction of the breed in art
Very good and presentable condition, ready to hang