Lovely portrait of a Spitz dog was executed c.1930 by English portrait and genre painter Thimas Alfred West, who was born in Manchester, was active in Manchester in 1930-1960, where studied at the art school, he exhibited his works at the Royal Academy in London and Cambrian Royal Academy in Conwy.
Literature: artist dictionary by Vollmer (in German), Leipzig, 1956.
Inscription: signed lower left.
Technique: oil on wood. Original period frame.
Measurements: unframed w 17 7/8" x h 14 1/8" (45,5 x 36 cm), framed w 23 5/8" x h 20 1/8" (60 x 51 cm)
Condition: in very good condition.