An oil of a Staffordshire Bull Terrier by Ernest Jean Delahaye (French, 1855-1921)
An oil on an artist’s panel of a seated Staffordshire Bull Terrier wearing a large leather collar by Ernest Jean Delahaye (French, 1855-1921). The reverse inscribed with an indecipherable ink inscription, presumably the dog’s name, believed to be artist’s dog. French, circa 1880.
Delahaye was a Parisian painter who exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1875 to 1920. Today his work can be seen in Clamecy; Museum of Art and History Romain Rolland, Paris; Carnavalet Museum, Petit Palais, and Versailles; Museum of the History of France.
Descendants of the artist.
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