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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, September 10, 2013

spaniel mom

courtesy of the walters art museum open source.  creative commons license.
Ernst Hasse (German; 1819-1860) drew this family scene of "Spaniel with Puppies" in 1840, fleshing out mom and babies with watercolor.  I love how he chose not to present us with the mom's face, letting the one smooshfaced pup speak for the whole group.

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