Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bark Less, Wag More

In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag.
~W.H. Auden

Some kids like books about sports or horses. I really liked books about dogs. A couple of my favorites are featured at the bottom. This post is Lucy-approved.


Pug Dog in an Armchair
by Alfred de Dreux (1810–1860)

Summer Evening at Skagen. The Artist's Wife and Dog by the Shore
by Peder Severin Krøyer (1851–1909)

St. Bernards - To The Rescue
by John Emms (1844–1912)

Illustration La Gazette
by Georges Barbier (1822-1932)

The Hound
by Pete Cumming

Hercules and Cerberus statue
by Antonin Pavel Wagner, Michaelertor, Hofburg palace, Vienna, Austria
photo by Swatidixit1607

Cover of Old Yeller

Dreams Can Come True, a statue of characters from Wilson Rawls' “Where The Red Fern Grows,” Idaho Falls, Idaho
Sculpture by Marilyn Hoff Hansen

1 comment:

Retta said...

Fun post! And I especially cracked up over the "modest" placement of the corner of the table in Pug Dog in An Armchair. Too funny, but then, it WAS the 1800's. :-D