La Comtesse by Thierry Poncelet



Title

La Comtesse

Artist

Thierry Poncelet

Ref GM975
Type Fine Art Print
Image Size 16" x 20" (40 x 50 cm)
Price Add to basket
Description  
Thierry Poncelet has been captivating art collectors with his wonderful and eccentric canine portraits called 'Aristochiens' for over twenty years. After deciding to give new life to some old ancestral portraits that he found in second-hand stores or markets, Poncelets Aristochien series was born. Since then, Poncelets paintings have attained a unique place in the world of contemporary art. In ‘La Comtesse’ Poncelet has appropriately matched the breed of the dog, a Dalmatian, to the exquisite clothing of the aristocratic female sitter. Dalmatians are typically intelligent and loyal with a playful temperament and they are renowned for their unique white coat with black spots. Poncelet has painted the Dalmatian’s head tiled in an affectionate manner which echoes that of the sitter, creating a new portrait which combines gentle humour and classic portraiture.