Dash. Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A. 1836. Oil on canvas. RCIN 403096. Courtesy of the Royal Collections via a Creative Commons permission. According to “Royal Pets: Beloved animals through the years,” “Dash was a favourite companion of the young Queen Victoria. She described him as: ‘Dear little Dashy...quite my playfellow, for he is so fond of playing at ball and of barking and jumping’. This painting by Sir Edwin Landseer was commissioned by the Duchess of Kent and presented to her daughter as a birthday present in 1836.” [Click on the image to enlarge it.]


Royal Pets: Beloved animals through the years.” Royal Collections Trust. 12 May 2020.

Created 12 May 2020