Vintage (late 1960s) original and signed monochrome pencil drawings by England's best-known wildlife artist, Pollyanna Pickering.
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These two original sketches go back to the beginning of Pollyanna's professional artistic career at which time she took private commissions (from Commoners versus her current status painting Her Majesty's pooches!) from people to produce original sketches of their dogs. These 2 pictures came from an estate sale and the owners, who were from England, had specifically commissioned Pollyanna to do these portraits of their two dogs!
Both sketches are framed and in EXCELLENT! condition and framed behind glass. These wonderful vintage drawings with such incredible detail and use of highlights and shadows really deserve to be professionally re-framed and matted however, being behind glass in the frames has kept these original drawings safe from harm and thus, their current wonderful condition.
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Mini biography of the artist: Pollyanna Pickering, born in Yorkshire, England in 1942 is an international wildlife artist well established as one of Europe's most paramount animal artists. Pickering is particularly known for her beautiful animal sketches and she has won more than 30 international awards for her work. Pollyanna original artwork can be found in many art museums around the world including The Royal Academy, her paintings can be found hanging in corporate and private galleries around the world. She has also been recently commissioned to paint The Royal Corgis for Queen Elizabeth II which will be the second time Pollyanna has done portraits of the royal pooches!
Sketch Size: Approximately 13-1/2" x 9-3/4" oval EXCLUDING frame.
With frame Size: Approximately 15-1/2" x 12" INCLUDING frame.
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