This book is being reprinted and will be available in October. To reserve your copy, please contact the gallery
The Antique Collectors’ Club, England
Publication July 2010
This magnificent book includes 33 essays features an American dog owner who has commissioned Christine Merrill to capture their dog in oils. Each answers the "who, what, where and why"of each collector’s story, and how they came to seek out Merrill to portray their dogs - members of the family whose portraits often supplant the portraits of their human relatives.
Merrill’s paintings, executed in the centuries old style of the great English masters of animal painting, are timeless testaments to our love for the dog. Americans all over the country have chosen her to create portraits of their beloved pets.
Each essay is lavishly illustrated with 333 full color illustrations, 260 pages, not only with Merrill’s paintings, but with color photographs of the pet owner with their "American Dog at Home."
Please visit our website www.AmericanDogatHome.com to see the inside of "
The American Dog at Home"