Cavaliers dei reali inglesi

Cavaliers dei reali inglesi

Di Giulia Bigozzi

I Cavaliers al fianco dei suoi primi estimatori, i reali inglesi. Da Carlo II bambino alla principessa Margaret passando per Dash, l’amato cane della regina Vittoria.

The children of Charles I of England-painting by Sir Anthony van Dyck in 1637

The children of Charles I of England-painting by Sir Anthony van Dyck in 1637

Young King Charles II of England with his spaniel. 17th century. Royal Collection. Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641)

Young King Charles II of England with his spaniel. 17th century. Royal Collection. Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641)

 

Charles II Receiving a Pineapple by Hendrik Danckerts, 1675. Copy of an original in the Royal Collection.

Charles II Receiving a Pineapple by Hendrik Danckerts, 1675.

Unsigned oil on canvas of Princess Victoria’s favourite spaniel, ‘Dash’

Unsigned oil on canvas of Princess Victoria’s favourite spaniel, ‘Dash’

Victorian needlepoint / needlework / textile of the Cavalier Spaniel ‘Dash’, Queen Victoria’s favourite, and the parrot Lory.

Victorian needlepoint / needlework / textile of the Cavalier Spaniel ‘Dash’, Queen Victoria’s favourite, and the parrot Lory.

Queen Victoria’s Favorite Dogs and Parrot painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, exhibited in 1838. The composition is centered around the be-ribboned spaniel, “Dash”. Lying on a velvet covered footstool, he is surrounded by “Hester,” “Nero,” and “Lorey” the parrot.

Queen Victoria’s Favorite Dogs and Parrot painted by Sir Edwin Landseer, exhibited in 1838. The composition is centered around the be-ribboned spaniel, “Dash”. Lying on a velvet covered footstool, he is surrounded by “Hester,” “Nero,” and “Lorey” the parrot.

 

 

Queen Victoria (1819-1901), when Princess 1833. This is a copy of the portrait (RCIN 400569) painted for Leopold I, King of the Belgians

Queen Victoria (1819-1901), when Princess 1833. This is a copy of the portrait (RCIN 400569) painted for Leopold I, King of the Belgians

Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret

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