Dog Portraits and Animal Portraits by Ann Seward
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Hound Prints and Terrier Prints - Terrier Print - Terriers with Spade

In this charming pencil study of two terriers Ann has illustrated a broken-coated black and tan bitch, and a rough coated wheaten dog, anchored for security to a spade standing in the ground.
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Print Details
Size 360mm x 400mm (Mounted)
Single Mounted & Washlined & Framed Price £80
Carriage & Packing (inland only) £20

Single Mounted & Washlined Price £55
Carriage & Packing (inland only) £8

Overseas postage (unframed only) additional £6
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Each print is published as a single edition limited to 100 copies. Each copy is numbered and signed by the artist . Each is reproduced as a high quality giclée print on Soft-Textured "Museum Quality" Acid Free Watercolour Paper, and completed in a traditional washlined ivory mount and is ready to frame; or the print can be supplied complete with frame. (Mainland UK only).


The terrier is a group of dog breeds initially bred for hunting and killing vermin. While usually small, these dogs are brave and tough with a lively, energetic, and almost hyperactive personality. Most terrier breeds were developed in the British Isles. They were used to control rats, rabbits, and foxes both over and under the ground. Some larger terriers were also used to hunt badgers. In fact, the word terrier comes from the Middle French terrier and before that the Latin terra, meaning earth. The gameness of terriers was exploited by using them in so-called sporting contests. Initially, terriers competed in events such as clearing a pit of rats. The dog that was fastest in killing all the rats won. Today, most terriers are kept as companion dogs and make great family pets. They are generally loyal and affectionate to their owners but can be "big characters" requiring a firm hand.


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