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Pup Art: A Tale of The Dog Paintings in London Galleries

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Dogs…they’re a great way to sell products on TV, boost your likes on Instagram, or encourage you to see that latest rom-com, but they’re art appeal goes back further than you might thin.

If you’re after dogs in paintings, then you could do worse than visit the Renaissance section of any portrait gallery! That’s one of the useless things I learned from revisiting London museums and doing the Museum Musings. During these visits I also took some snaps for my friend’s Dogs in Paintings Instagram account and thought I’d share some of my fur-vourites today.

The National Gallery – Probably the place to be, the museum has a pawfect selection of dogs in paintings:

 

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The Wallace Collection – Furtunately for us Mr Wallace collected a lot of portraits with pups:

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Victoria & Albert – It’s one of my least favourite museums in London, but I do dig their dogs in paintings catalogue:

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Tate Britain – Tate Britain might be a bit dusty and outdated … but their mutts on canvas collection goes on furever:

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