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Sir Edwin Henry Landseer 1802–1873

Title
A Distinguished Member of the Humane Society
Date Exhibited 1838
Medium Oil paint on canvas

Landseer loved painting animals. This is “Bob”, who saved twenty-three people from drowning at the London waterfront. He later became a member of the Royal Humane Society, currently the oil painting hangs at the Kennel Club Art Gallery in London.