“The Black Watch” , the Schipperke Ch. Fandango photogravure by Maud Earl (English, 1864-1943)
“The Black Watch” , the Schipperke Ch. Fandango standing on a barge photogravure by Maud Earl (English, 1864-1943).
Signed in pencil in the margin “Maud Earl” and titled in pencil the margin “The Black Watch”.
Ch. Fandango won nine CCs with four off one judge, two off two judges and one off another.
The photogravure, number 21 was from “Terriers and Toys” a collection of twenty-five photogravures of the finest quality, in a portfolio, limited to five hundred copies, after original paintings by Maud Earl, and published 1903 by The Berlin Photographic Company.It was exhibited in tandem one-woman “Terriers and Toys” show at Graves's Galleries in London in 1903. This is a limited edition signed artist proof published separately.
The portfolio was seventy guineas and was sold out by the following year according to the records of The Berlin Photographic Company. The World Book Cat records not a single institutional library copy of the portfolio.
Images are available for research and public use with an acknowledgement to www.hamsheregallery.com