Rusty gave up hope that he would ever get a slice of that orange.
stilllifequickheart:

Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam
Interior with a Woman Holding an Orange
1653

Rusty gave up hope that he would ever get a slice of that orange.

stilllifequickheart:

Quiringh Gerritsz. van Brekelenkam

Interior with a Woman Holding an Orange

1653

No amount of 18th century squeaky toys could make Scrappy look at the painter.
Antoine Pesne (1683-1757)
"A Portrait of a Young Boy with his Dog"

No amount of 18th century squeaky toys could make Scrappy look at the painter.

Antoine Pesne (1683-1757)

"A Portrait of a Young Boy with his Dog"

John Singleton Copley
"Young Lady with a Bird and Dog"
1767

John Singleton Copley

"Young Lady with a Bird and Dog"

1767

Watching dogs fight was a sophisticated family affair in 18th century Austria — the kind of event you brought your teacup pet monkey to.
Martin van Meytens (1695–1770)
"Francois III (1708-65) with His Wife Marie-Therese  					(1717-80) and Their Children"

Watching dogs fight was a sophisticated family affair in 18th century Austria — the kind of event you brought your teacup pet monkey to.

Martin van Meytens (1695–1770)

"Francois III (1708-65) with His Wife Marie-Therese (1717-80) and Their Children"

Francois Hubert Drouais
"Madame de Pompadour"
1764

Francois Hubert Drouais

"Madame de Pompadour"

1764

Bernie stayed close, waiting for his chance to mute the lute.
facepalmmozart:

Willem Van Mieris - The Lute Player [1711]

Bernie stayed close, waiting for his chance to mute the lute.

facepalmmozart:

Willem Van Mieris - The Lute Player [1711]

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Never deny a Belgian poodle his waffles.
Jacob Philipp Hackert
"A Belgian Poodle"
1793

Never deny a Belgian poodle his waffles.

Jacob Philipp Hackert

"A Belgian Poodle"

1793

Instead of using carrots and sticks, young Henry pioneered the treats and gun training method.
18thcenturylove:

Portrait of a Young Boy with Toy Gun and Dog by David Luders

Instead of using carrots and sticks, young Henry pioneered the treats and gun training method.

18thcenturylove:

Portrait of a Young Boy with Toy Gun and Dog by David Luders

Max ran to stop Buster, who was determined to lead the horses to water to make them drink.
George Stubbs
"John and Sophia Musters Riding at Colwick Hall"
1777

Max ran to stop Buster, who was determined to lead the horses to water to make them drink.

George Stubbs

"John and Sophia Musters Riding at Colwick Hall"

1777

"I don’t need a matching red bow, I need a groomer appointment!"
verrosten:

The White Duchess, 1795
by Francisco de Goya

"I don’t need a matching red bow, I need a groomer appointment!"

verrosten:

The White Duchess, 1795

by Francisco de Goya

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