In his primitive Expressionist style, Herman Kruyder has given this dog an almost human face. The dog's malicious and anxious look and the dark colours are probably a metaphor for the artist's psychological problems; he died a year later following a failed suicide attempt.
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|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is in storage|
Height 110 cm
Width 122 cm
|Accession number||2985 (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop met steun van / Purchase with the support of: Vereniging Rembrandt 1979|
|Age artist||About 53 years old|
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|Geographical origin||The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe|