Safely Guarded by Arthur J. Elsley - 31 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches Signed and dated 1924 british victorian genre figures dog st. bernard
Arthur J. Elsley
(1860 - 1952)

Safely Guarded

Signed and dated 1924
Oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches

Titled on the stretcher: Safely Guarded and The Guardian

Provenance
Thomas D. Murphy Co., Red Oak, Iowa
C.J. Alden, purchased November, 1927
Evelyn Alden Taylor, by descent, 1983
Rehs Galleries, Inc., New York City, 2006
Private collection, 2006

Literature
Parker, Terry, Golden Hours, The Paintings of Arthur J. Elsley (1860 - 1952), illustrated page 86 (detail on calendar); cataloged page 131, titled A Loyal Guardian and incorrectly dated 1922.