French Bulldog oil by Nicolas Stanislas-Auguste Vimar (French, 1851-1916)
An oil on canvas of a white French Bulldog proudly seated on a cane chair hung with a coat by Nicolas Stanislas-Auguste Vimar (French, 1851-1916). Signed and dated bottom left “A Vimar”. This Bulldog appears in another work by the artist which today can be seen in the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Marseille, and is illustrated in “Le Peintre et L’Animal en France au XIXᵉ Siècle” by Elisabeth Hardouin-Fugier, Les Editions de L’Amateur, 2001. French, circa 1900.
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