By Lucy Dawson,Susan Orlean
Foreword through Susan Orlean
A fascinating facsimile version of celebrated British illustrator Lucy Dawson’s 1937 vintage number of hugely unique and loveable drawings of canine, entire with a fabric backbone and ribbon marker—the spouse quantity to the acclaimed Dogs As I See Them.
Lucy Dawson, sometimes called "Mac," was once a preeminent British illustrator within the Nineteen Thirties and Nineteen Forties respected for her work and etchings of canine, from wearing and non-sporting breeds to hounds and herders. although she labored in different mediums—pencil, pen, ink, and oil—her pastels set her paintings aside. famous for her advertisement puppy postcards and her pleasant "Tailwagger" sequence, she additionally created a "Puppies" sequence of forty cigarette playing cards in the course of global battle II—produced in a constrained volume as a result of wartime regulations on paper—which became a unprecedented collector’s merchandise at the present time. one in every of her most famed works is her portrait of "Dookie," the British Royal Family’s favourite Corgie, which was once later reproduced as a Royal relatives Christmas card.
Dawson additionally released numerous books, together with the cherished Dogs As I See Them, and its follow-up, Dogs tough and Smooth. Now, Dogs tough and Smooth comes in a stunning facsimile version for a brand new iteration researching her exceptional craftsmanship. revealed on an uncoated inventory that simulates the feel and appear of a sketchbook, this pleasant quantity is full of her appealing, endearing drawings of a number of breeds. The illustrations are observed by means of notes in Dawson’s personal handwriting in addition to a brief anecdotal textual content that offers a laugh perception into the personalities of her dogs versions and the event of drawing each.
A attractive replica of this vintage paintings packed with full-color and black-and-white whole drawings and sketches, Dogs tough and Smooth includes a foreword through acclaimed author Susan Orlean, and is packaged in a three-piece case with a gorgeous textile backbone and lengthy ribbon bookmark. Dogs tough and Smooth is certain to be a collector's merchandise precious by means of puppy fanatics of every age and artwork connoisseurs for years to come.
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