Sleeping Greyhound (“Frank”)

Sleeping Greyhound (“Frank”)

ANN LYNE (b. Richmond, Virginia, 1937)

Sleeping Greyhound (“Frank”), 1998
oil on canvas

Collection of the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts
The Jack Blanton Collection
Gift of Jack Blanton
2009.2.10

Frank was a former track greyhound, one of several that Ann Lyne adopted over the years. Lyne chose him for his brindled coloration, which reminded her of a painting of a greyhound in the Mellon Collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

 

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