William S. ROSE

Portrait of Ceasar, 1856
Oil on cardboard
Dimensions: 42,5 x 30,5 cm
With frame: 54 x 45 cm
Has a handwritten inscription on the back:
Portrait of Ceasar , Ashley terrier
in property of Mrs Campbell of ” ….. ” castle
Painted by W.S Rose
September 1856
Price: 3000 euros

A very nice workmanship for this charming dog portrait; certainly a painting commissioned by his mistress, the chatelaine Mrs Campbell to the artist.
The painter knew how to render the liveliness of the pet’s look. His coat is painted with a light and airy touch.

William S. Rose is a British painter of landscapes, portraits and genre scenes.

Works by the artist are regularly presented in auctions.