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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 !

Sunday, September 23, 2012

oh boy a frog!

thanks wikimedia commons {image in public domain}
All anyone seems to know about Hermine Biedermann-Arendts is that she was a German artist living from 1855-1916, born in Munich, studied under two masters, and headed an art school for women.  But she painted some fine dogs, of which this is my favorite:  Collie verfolgt Frosch, or "Collie Takes On a Frog."  No date known.  See the frog down in the left corner?  It's a freely painted representational piece, except for the frog, the only tightly painted element on the canvas.  Whee, little hoppy critter!  Get it get it get it!

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