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American Kennel Club Art Collection Makes Debut

For the first time in its nearly 125-year history, The American Kennel Club will make available limited-edition reproductions of its prestigious painting collection to dog enthusiasts worldwide through a licensing agreement signed with the Meisner Gall

April 6, 2018

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ery, and its newly-established Web site, akcgallery.com.

Initially, the AKC Gallery will offer a limited quantity of 20 hand-embellished giclées on archival canvas (framed and unframed) of various breeds including Smooth Fox Terriers, Pointers, and English Setters, representing such groups as Working, Sporting, and Terriers. These will be available in petite and premiere editions ranging in size from 8 by 10 inches to 36 by 48 inches.

The AKC Collection will also include Special Editions produced as large as 6 by 10 feet. The artwork retails between $250 and $10,000 depending upon the size and framing.

The deal was orchestrated by the AKC’s exclusive worldwide licensing, marketing and promotional agent, 4sight licensing solutions, a subsidiary of 4Kids Entertainment Inc.

The collection of American Kennel Club paintings, which spans three centuries of dog life and is valued in the hundreds of millions of dollars, is recognized as one of the finest canine art collections in the world. The original collection is on display in the Club’s New York headquarters.

“Our ultimate goal is to offer a complete portfolio of breeds and groups to collectors,” said Rachel Allgood, Director of Sales & Marketing of the Meisner Gallery. “This artwork is the perfect enhancement to a country home…a classic embellishment to an urban dwelling.”

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