More than two centuries of sketches, paintings and engravings
dedicated to the Newfoundland will be on display at the Kennel Club
Art Gallery, as it opens its latest exhibition on August 12th.
The exhibition, entitled 'The Newfoundland: An Exhibition of Art
and History Portraying this Noble, Loyal Breed' celebrates the
well-loved Newfoundland dog and will feature exhibits and paintings
that have never been seen on public display before. It will
run at the Kennel Club Gallery on Clarges Street, Piccadilly from
August 12th2013 to January 10th2014.
Visitors to the exhibition will have the opportunity to view a
collection of paintings, watercolours and engravings from the early
1800s right up to the present day, showing how the breed has been
portrayed through the last two centuries. A series of unique
contemporary art is also featured along with a wonderful collection
of bronzes and porcelain figures. The historical Newfoundland Club
trophies, along with a fascinating collection of memorabilia,
including works depicting Nana, the famous Newfoundland featured in
Peter Pan, will be on display at the exhibition which is open to
Furthermore, the Kennel Club Gallery's permanent collection will
also be available to visitors, which includes Sir Edwin Landseer's
famous Newfoundland painting 'A Distinguished Member of the Humane
Society', currently on long term loan from the Tate.
The Newfoundland exhibition runs from 12th August 2013 until
10th January 2014 and can be viewed by appointment Monday - Friday
9.30am - 4.30pm. To book an appointment or for further information
please contact the Art Gallery on 020 7518 1064 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.The
Kennel Club Art Gallery is situated at the Clarges Street building,
London. The nearest tube is Green Park.