Painting of Eos after Sir Edward Landseer
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This lovely reproduction of Eos is after the original painting by Sir Edward Landseer, and is unsigned. The painting is very well executed and the artist has captured the greyhound’s expression beautifully. It measures 55 in, 140 cm wide by 43 .¼ in, 109.8 cm high and is unframed. The original work was commissioned by Queen Victoria as a surprise Christmas gift for her husband, Prince Albert. The painting depicts the prince’s favourite greyhound, standing proud and handsome. She is shown guarding her master’s belongings, hinting at the dog’s loyalty to the prince and the close relationship the pair shared.