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In Depth: “Alpine Mastiffs Reanimating a Distressed Traveler” by Sir Edwin Landseer

March 11, 14, 15, 18, 20, 25 at 2:00 p.m.
(50 minutes)
West Building Rotunda

David Gariff, lecturer

Sir Edwin Landseer was a renowned 19th-century British painter of animals—in particular, horses, dogs, and stags. The Gallery has acquired Alpine Mastiffs Reanimating a Distressed Traveler, Landseer's first masterpiece and the work that helped establish his reputation. David Gariff discusses this important new acquisition.

Sir Edwin Landseer, Alpine Mastiffs Reanimating a Distressed Traveler, 1820, oil on canvas, Patrons' Permanent Fund, 2019.120.1

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