Original mixed media painting featuring a red hound dog is signed by artist Teena Stewart. Words are collaged around the image.
Inside the dog are handwritten words written in black based on a quote by Mark Twain.
“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.”
Painting is on canvas, 29" x 24".
The Story Behind The Artwork
I own a rescued Redbone Coonhound and though Aggie is a reddish gold color, I couldn't resist panting a tongue in cheek red dog. The quote sums up the sweetness and love of animals.
The surrounding text appears to hold hidden messages that stand out to individuals based on what's in their subsconscious.