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Chihuahua Art

Chihuahua art describes artwork that features these miniscule canines either as a main subject or as an addition to other subjects. Chihuahua art is not only a popular category of dog art but also one of the most traditional subjects of canine fine art before the modern art movement.

Chihuahuas are not only the smallest dog breed, but also have the oldest tradition of canines being depicted in artwork. Although no one is entirely sure of their origin, records of chihuahua art date back to the year 300 BC, where pots depicting chihuahuas and containing canine remains were found in Toltec tombs in certain areas of Mexico. This ancient breed was imported to Spain by conquistadors and was immediately favored by the Spanish nobility. Since then, chihuahuas have enjoyed popularity among audiences and artists alike.

Chihuahua Artwork

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Chihuahua I
by Dean Russo
16" x 20"
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Chihuahua I
by Dean Russo
8" x 10"
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Chihuahua Luv
by Dean Russo
20" x 16"
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Chi Chi
by Dean Russo
16" x 13"
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Chihuahua II
by Dean Russo
16" x 20"
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Pop Chihuahua
by Dean Russo- Exclusive
16" x 20"
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Glamour Pups Christmas I
by Beth Grove
12" x 12"
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Chihuahua Dia De Los Muertos
by Prisarts
12" x 16"
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Summer Paws II
by Beth Grove
20" x 20"
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Chihuahua II
by Dean Russo
8" x 10"
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Chihuahua 4X
by Dean Russo
16" x 20"
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Big Dawgs
by Jody Whitsell
30" x 32"
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White Chihuahua on Red
by Ryan Fowler
12" x 24"
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Chihuahua Drip Love
by Dean Russo
12" x 15"
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Huh?
by Dean Russo- Exclusive
27" x 35"
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In My Mind
by Dean Russo
12" x 15"
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Glamour Pups VI
by Beth Grove
20" x 16"
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Glamour Pups VII
by Beth Grove
12" x 12"
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Good Dogs Chihuahua Bright
by Moira Hershey
12" x 12"
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Sweet Chihuahua Pop
by Jon Bertelli
18" x 18"
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Chihuahua Coco
by Hippie Hound Studios
12" x 12"
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Chihuahua Bella
by Hippie Hound Studios
14" x 14"
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Chihuahua - Starr
by DawgArt
12" x 12"
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What Chawawa Lookin At
by Murray Henderson Fine Art
12" x 10"
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Chiwhat The
by Murray Henderson Fine Art
16" x 16"
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Talavera Happy Chihuahua
by Prisarts
12" x 17"
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Chihuahua Cookies
by Tomoyo Pitcher
12" x 17"
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Chair Comfy
by John Silver
20" x 15"
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Dog Nine
by Rusty Frentner
18" x 22"
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Chi Wow Wow Tequila
by Brian Rubenacker
24" x 18"
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Chi Wowow Workout
by Robert McClintock
19" x 19"
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Chihuahua Dots
by Carol Dillon
13" x 19"
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Double Chihuahua v2
by Ryan Fowler
16" x 20"
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Double Chihuahua
by Ryan Fowler
16" x 24"
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Sweet Chihuahua
by Jon Bertelli
18" x 18"
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Traditional Spanish artists depicted images of Chihuahuas in their art. Sandro Botticelli even included one of these small dogs in his work on the Sistine Chapel, where a person in the crowd of 'Scenes from the Life of Moses' is seen holding one of the ancient dogs in his arms. Another famous traditional artist, Italian painter Vittore Carpaccio, chose to include one of these dogs in his famous 1510 painting 'Two Women/Two Courtesans' where the chihuahua immediately draws attention by staring out of the painting at the viewer.

Due to the commercialization of Chihuahuas through graffiti dog art and companies, chihuahua art is a popular subject among dog art enthusiasts, particularly among fans of small dog prints. Because of its popularity, chihuahua fine art has several different styles and pictorial formats available for consumers. This includes photographic media, pop art representations, and even vintage or whimsical styles. Chihuahua artworks vary from the surreal to the graphic and adorable, which means that regardless of style or art preference there's something appealing for lovers of small dog canvas art to enjoy in this category. Also the diversity among chihuahuas ensures that each modern specimen of this ancient breed is uniquely depicted.
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