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MOLOSSIAN MARBLE DOG | pastel painting | artist STRIX | Free Download



MOLOSSIAN MARBLE DOG

by STRIX


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This is a pastel study of a beautiful marble sculpture by the artist STRIX. The Mollosus hound was praised in antiquity for its fierce loyalty. They were employed as fearsome war dogs, guard dogs and hunting dogs, cited in ancient literature more often than any other breed


The Jennings Dog is a Roman sculpture of a Molossian guard dog. Named for its first modern owner, Henry Constantine Jennings, it is a 2nd-century AD Roman copy of a Hellenistic bronze original. On display at the British Museum.


To create this artwork the artist used pastels on cotton Stonehenge paper.