French Basset Griffon dog
French Basset Griffon dog

French Basset Griffon Dog Portrait

 

A lovely portrait of this soft dog.

 

 

Oil on canvas

In contemporary frame

 

 

French late 19th/early 20thc

 

Frame: 14”  36cm  x  16” 40cm

Sight: 11”  28cm  x   13”  33cm

 

SOLD

 

Ref: 409

 

The Basset Griffon Vendeen is a very skilled scent hound and although short in stature, these dogs are very long in the body. Their most endearing traits are their lovely bushy eyebrows, mustache and beard. They were originally bred in France to hunt game and to scent hares and rabbits.