GILPIN, Sawrey
(b. 1733, Carlisle, d. 1807, London)

Two Greyhounds and a Mastiff

Oil on canvas, 173 x 214 cm
Private collection

This painting was commissioned by Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton, to whom these dogs belonged. Hamilton was a noted sportsman who was fond of boxing and had a particular passion for both horses and dogs.

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