A Pair Of 19Th Century Portraits Of Terriers By John Arnold Wheeler Of Bath.
A pair of 19th century oil paintings of terriers by the famous English Equestrian artist John Arnold Wheeler 1821-1903 his chosen subject matters often was dog and horse portraits, worked mostly in Bath and regularly exhibited in London. Born in Gloucestershire, He joined the Queens Dragoon Guards where he acquired a good knowledge of horses.He had a number of distinguished patrons from the hunting community, Including the Duke of Beaufort, Portland,Westminster,Rutland and Hamilton,the Earl of Roseberry and Caithness,Baron Rothschild as well as many other titled gentry. The two paintings have been painted on board and both signed “J.A.W. and framed in beautiful mahogany frames with gilt slip.