Dogs as I See Them PDF ePub eBook

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Dogs as I See Them free pdf With a foreword by bestselling novelist Ann Patchett, this facsimile edition of renowned British illustrator Lucy Dawson's 1936 collectible classic brings the work of this beloved artist back into print, with its range of delightful charcoal and chalk drawings of breeds accompanied by her keen and droll observations. A preeminent British illustrator working in the 1930s and 1940s, Lucy "Mac" Dawson was famous for her pen, ink, oil, and pastel paintings and etchings of dogs which graced books, postcards, and even the Royal Family's Christmas card, which sported her portrait of their favorite Corgi, "Dookie." Printed on an uncoated stock that simulates sketchbook paper, this reproduction of Dogs as I See Them is filled with Dawson's beautiful, endearing drawings of different breeds, accompanied by her handwritten notes and short, whimsical anecdotes that provide amusing insight into the personalities of her canine models and the experience of drawing each. Bestselling author, avid dog lover, and Lucy Dawson fan Ann Patchett introduces the collection with an illuminating essay on the artist and her work. Charming and endearing, Dogs as I See Them is a remarkable collection sure to be treasured by dog lovers and art fans of all generations.

About Lucy Dawson

Lucy Dawson (1870-1954) was a British illustrator best known for her paintings and etchings of sporting dogs and other breeds. She also created art for playing cards, cigarette cards, and numerous postcard series. She accepted commissions by individuals, most notably the Royal Family. She painted the Queen Mother's favorite corgi, Dookie, whose portrait was later reproduced as a Christmas card. She published several dog-related titles, including Dogs As I See Them (1936), Dogs Rough and Smooth (1937), The Runaways (1938), and Lucy Dawson's Dog Book (1939).

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Author : Lucy Dawson
Publisher : Harper Design International
Data Published : 19 November 2015
ISBN : 0062412884
EAN : 9780062412881
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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