Best of Spirits

Best of Spirits

Maud Earl (1864 – 1943)

1920s printed advertisement for
James Buchanan Black & White Whisky

14½” x 17½” (36.8 cm x 44.5 cm)

Maud Earl became famous during the Victorian era for her accurate pictures of dog breeds. She was born in London into a family of artists and, from a young age, was taught to draw and paint by her father. Her work won wide international recognition. She exhibited at The Royal Academy and developed a select clientèle, including Queen Victoria and other members of the Royal Family.