Eos dated 20 Dec 1834
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A watercolour showing Prince Albert's greyhound Eos. She is shown full-length, standing and facing left. She is wearing a gold collar and has her tongue hanging out. A small bush is shown to the right.
Inscribed below: EOS.
Inscribed lower left: Albert von 20 - December 1834.
Eos was the favourite dog of Prince Albert. She accompanied him to England from the Prince's native Coburg when he married Queen Victoria in 1840. Queen Victoria made an etching (ASE 11 - see RCIN 816058) after this drawing on 4 October 1840.
This drawing is housed in an album of drawings Prince Albert. For other items in the volume see Prince Albert's Scrapbook.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil, watercolour, pen and ink and gold paint', 'pencil, watercolour, pen and ink, gold paint'
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