Artwork / 2004 / The Bug

painted portrait of dear doggy
Gwenn Seemel
The Bug
acrylic on canvas
13 x 11 inches

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I liked to give my parents’ Brittany lots of nicknames, but his real one was Rouzic ar Gwellan, meaning “little red-headed one, the magnificent” in Breton. My grandmother, a Breton, named him. I painted him for the first time in 2003 and for the last time in in 2017.