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

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
  • West Building, Main Floor - Rotunda

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

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.

David Gariff, lecturer