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Sir Edwin Landseer

MONARCH OF THE GLEN

Sir Edwin Landseer, born in England in 1802, was a renowned painter of animals. He was also a sculptor and his most famous works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.

Landseer received a Knighthood in 1850.
He was a friend of Queen Victoria and her favourite artist. He was commissioned to do portraits of Victoria and the Royal pets. Some of his work can be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

He died in 1873.

 

The Monarch of The Glen  

Shoeing The Mare 1844

 


 The Arab Tent 1866

 

 

Lion Sculpture 

Doubtful Crumbs 

 

 

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