A Saint Bernard dog by Otto Eerelman
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Otto Eerelman

A Saint Bernard dog 1900 - 1950

PaintOil paintPanel
16 ⨯ 24 cm

About the artwork

Oil on canvas 45 x 60.5 cm, signed lower right

About the Artist

Otto Eerelman was first a pupil at the Minerva Academy, Groningen, and later attended the Antwerp Academy (1864-1865).
Having begun as a painter of old Dutch interiors and genre works, Eerelman gradually established a reputation as a painter of horses. He is best known for his paintings of Queen Wilhelmina in riding habit.
His later work from the early 1880s is almost entirely devoted to dog portraits or groups of young dogs.

Museums: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, and Groninger Museum, Groningen among others.