Artist of the moment…..John Emms

John Emms was a British painter born in the year 1842 in Blofield, Norfolk, England renown for his paintings of dogs and horses. His specialty as far as certain breeds was he foxhound. Emms enjoyed painting hunting scenes. In many works three dogs appear.

The artist started exhibiting his work at the Royal Academy of Art located in London, England when he was 24 years of age.

Emms worked as an assistant to master painter Frederick Leighton. Leighton was such a fantastic painter he would later be knighted by the Queen of England.

Emms was based out of Lyndhurst, England for most of his career.

Included in the collection of the National Gallery of Scotland.

The artist passed away in 1912 at the age of 68 years old.

In this clip we see a montage of  works  by John Emms:

price range information: Works range from $10,000 to $800,000.

If you enjoy dogs as a subject some other artists who work with dogs include John Weiss, Edmund Osthaus, and Robert Abbett.

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