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21 Great Artists Who Were Dog People

Pups are inspiring, obviously. Courtesy of the delightful Smithsonian Institute's Archives of Art, which is also inviting all artists to participate.

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5. Modernist painter Chenoweth Hall (standing) and author Miriam Colwell with their dogs Lassie and Stormy, 1960.

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Modernist painter Chenoweth Hall (standing) and author Miriam Colwell (seated) in front of post office in Prospect Harbor, Maine, with their dogs “Lassie” and “Stormy,” ca. 1960.

8. Painter Edward Bruce has a treat for his dog, 1930.

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Painter Edward Bruce (1879–1943), who was the director of two New Deal art programs during the Great Depression, has a treat for his dog, ca. 1930.

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