Staffordshire dog mixed media art painting, mixed media, assemblage, shadowbox, dog art, whippet
"Rosie's Retreat" is a 16x20" original abstract oil painting on vintage book pages of sheet music and dictionary pages. The canvas has thick 1.5" sides so no need to frame. The sides are gold leafed. White, pink, peach, black, and grey impasto lines fill the painting with hints of gold leaf and circles with gold leaf. The dictionary pages have illustrations of different breeds of dogs.
The canvas has a shadowbox inside, displaying a beautiful ceramic white black and gold staffordshire dog figurine with a gold collar and a big black spots on the dog.
The canvas has a wire for easy hanging and is signed by the artist, Dorothy S. Collier.