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loves: you win if you guessed "pets" and "museums". Also books, art history, travel, British punk, Korean kimchi, bindis, martinis, and other things TBD. I will always make it very clear if a post is sponsored in any way. Drop me a line at thepetmuseum AT gmail.com !

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

and a 1625 ad dog

From the Norton Simon Museum, Guercino's heroic yet warm portrait of Count Filippo Aldovrandi's dog. Mind you, in real life this is 44 x 68.25 inches, so Count Filippo thought a lot of this dog. And well he should, when you look at him.


THE ZOO said...

such a regal dog

curator said...

Isn't he though? I have to find some mo' nice cat art, too. Thanks for coming by!