Oil on canvas of a pair of Phalane / King Charles Spaniel by Jacob Philippe Hackert (German, 1737 - 1807)
An oil of a pair of pampered Phalane / King Charles Spaniel seated in a grass landscape. One dog sits on the coveted upon luxuriantly decorated coloured pearl satin tasselled cushion, the standing dog looks on.
For a similar dog by Jacob Philippe Hackert (German, 1737 - 1807), see the Phalane / King Charles Spaniel painting in The Tsarskoe Selo State Museum., (Hermitage, St Petersburgh). There researchers of Hackert believe the dog may be owned by the King of Naples.
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