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Work of Elizabeth M. Katchmer
(Artist's Biography)



Bell
By Elizabeth M. Katchmer
From Charles Hermann-Leon's Original Oil

(Photo by Ron Patterson)

Charles Hermann-Leon - French, 1838-1908. A genre and animal painter, Hermann-Leon was a pupil of Philippe Rousseau and debuted at the Salon in 1861. He was awarded third and second class medals, and in 1900 with a silver medal at the Exposition Universelle. He was decorated with the Legion of Honour in 1897.
- William Secord, Dog Painting: The European Breeds, page 377.




Darby and Joan
By Elizabeth M. Katchmer
From Lilian Cheviot's Original Oil

(Photo by Ron Patterson)

Lilian Cheviot - English, EXH. 1894-1902. Cheviot studied at Calderon's School of Animal Painting and Walter Donne's Life School. She had many distinguished patrons and produced many illustrations for The Graphic as well as other magazines. She exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1895 to 1899.
- William Secord, Dog Painting: The European Breeds, page 373.






Fox in Snow
By Elizabeth M. Katchmer

(Photo by Ron Patterson)



Charles Spaniel
By Elizabeth M. Katchmer
From Arthur Wardle's Original Oil

(Photo by Ron Patterson)

Arthur Wardle, English 1864-1949, is best known for his paintings of dogs, and in particular terriers, but throughtout his life, he painted a great variety of wild and domestic animals. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1880 to 1938, showing some 113 works.
- William Secord, A Breed Apart: The Art Collections of the American Kennel Club and the American Kennel
Club Museum of the Dog
, page 320.



Richmond Jack
By Elizabeth M. Katchmer
From John Emms's Original Oil

(Photo by Ron Patterson)

John Emms - English, 1843-1912. Emms is predominantly known for his paintings of horses, hounds and terriers, but he also painted many portraits of other purebred dogs. He exhibited 290 works at the Royal Academy from 1866 onwards. In 1875 three of his paintings were exhibited at the London exhibition 'The Beauties of the New Forest'.
- William Secord, A Breed Apart: The Art Collections of the American Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club
Museum of the Dog
, page 309.