Emblematic Panel with Two dogs and Throne
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- The two dogs in this painting, at either side of an empty throne, look mournfully out at the viewer. This sentimental image evokes stories of pets that remain loyal to humans even after their owners die, either by standing vigil at the graveside or returning again and again to a favorite spot.
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- Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
- 20th century
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- Folk Art
- carved and painted wood
- 15 7/8 x 18 1/8 x 7/8 in. (40.3 x 46.1 x 2.3 cm.)
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