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Cecil Aldin – Sleeping Partners ‘Approbation’

Cracker and Micky together titled ‘Approbation’  (25)

This was a famous etching published c1929. 
Aldin wrote and illustrated a book titled ‘Sleeping Partners’ in which he painted his two favourite dogs ‘Cracker’ the English Bull Terrier and ‘Micky’ the Irish Wolfhound in twenty different positions!

Note the eyes!

These were some of his most famous etchings and are highly sought after and valuable today.