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John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) English. Original oil on canvas Portrait of Dog

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John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) English. Original oil on canvas Portrait of Dog
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Artist: John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) was an English artist.Technique: oil on canvasMeasure: 36 x 26 cm Title: Portrait DogSignature: Signed on the lower left edge. The oil painting has been restored as well.
Condition
Very Good Condition. John Emms was born in Blofield, Norfolk, the son of artist Henry William Emms.[1] He became an avid hunter and became famous for his paintings of horses, and of dogs, particularly foxhounds and terriers. He exhibited at the Royal academy several times, beginning in 1866. His paintings are signed “Jno Emmsâ€.
He married Fanny Primmer of Lyndhurst, Hampshire, in 1880. The couple lived in London for a time but returned to Lyndhurst in 1881 and built a large house and studio named The Firs, where Emms lived for the rest of his life. He died in Lyndhurst.
His painting of "Callum" a Dandie Dinmont Terrier hangs in the National Gallery of Scotland. In 1919, the owner of the dog, James Cowan Smith, donated £55,000 (£2,500,000 in 2019) to the National Gallery of Scotland with a requirement that obliged them to display the painting on its walls in perpetuity.[2]
Emms is considered a painter of great ability. According to the American Kennel Club, his painting The New Forest Foxhounds is valued at an estimated $800,000–$1.2 million.
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John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) English. Original oil on canvas Portrait of Dog

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May 28, 2022
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9031: John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) English. Original oil on canvas Portrait of Dog

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Est. $25,000 - $32,000Starting Price $2,600
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Lot 9031 Details

Description
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Artist: John Emms (1844 – 1 November 1912) was an English artist.Technique: oil on canvasMeasure: 36 x 26 cm Title: Portrait DogSignature: Signed on the lower left edge. The oil painting has been restored as well.
Condition
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Very Good Condition. John Emms was born in Blofield, Norfolk, the son of artist Henry William Emms.[1] He became an avid hunter and became famous for his paintings of horses, and of dogs, particularly foxhounds and terriers. He exhibited at the Royal academy several times, beginning in 1866. His paintings are signed “Jno Emmsâ€.<br/>He married Fanny Primmer of Lyndhurst, Hampshire, in 1880. The couple lived in London for a time but returned to Lyndhurst in 1881 and built a large house and studio named The Firs, where Emms lived for the rest of his life. He died in Lyndhurst.<br/>His painting of "Callum" a Dandie Dinmont Terrier hangs in the National Gallery of Scotland. In 1919, the owner of the dog, James Cowan Smith, donated £55,000 (£2,500,000 in 2019) to the National Gallery of Scotland with a requirement that obliged them to display the painting on its walls in perpetuity.[2]<br/>Emms is considered a painter of great ability. According to the American Kennel Club, his painting The New Forest Foxhounds is valued at an estimated $800,000–$1.2 million.

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