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Landseer first visited the Scottish Highlands in 1824, returning many times. In the early to mid 1830s he painted several domestic interior scenes set in Highland cottages; most small 'oil on panel' paintings, like this example. The Victoria and Albert Museum owns a similar work titled 'A Highland Breakfast' (c.1834), showing a young mother suckling her child while dogs breakfast from a large bowl.
oil on panel
48 x 59.5 cm
purchased from Colnaghi's, 1954
Government Art Collection
Queen's Yard, 179A Tottenham Court Road, London, Greater London W1T 7PA EnglandView venue
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