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Chihuahua Prints

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.
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Chihuahua Paintings

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Chihuahua II
Fine-Art Print
8" x 10"
$13.00
Ships within 1-2 days
Chihuahua I
Fine-Art Print
8" x 10"
$13.00
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Cha Cha
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$11.00
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Cisco
Fine-Art Print
12" x 13"
$12.00
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Big Dawgs
Fine-Art Print
30" x 32"
$36.00
Usually ships same day
Max & Roxie
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$12.00
Usually ships same day
A Chihuahua wrapped in a blanket sitting on a couch
Fine-Art Print
24" x 18"
$24.00
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Peek-A-Boo Chihuahua
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$12.00
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Dogs - Chihuahua
Fine-Art Print
36" x 12"
$18.00
Usually ships same day
Chihuahua (black and tan)
Fine-Art Print
11" x 14"
$10.00
Ships within 2-5 days
Chihuahua (tan)
Fine-Art Print
11" x 14"
$10.00
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Chi Chi Therapy!
Fine-Art Print
10" x 10"
$8.00
Usually ships same day
Chi Wow Wow Tequila
Fine-Art Print
24" x 18"
$23.00
Ships within 4-6 days
Chihuahua Bella
Fine-Art Print
13" x 19"
$16.00
Ships within 5-7 days
Chihuahua
Fine-Art Print
18" x 24"
$35.00
Ships within 1-2 days
Chihuahua Teacups
Fine-Art Print
13" x 19"
$16.00
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Curiosity
Fine-Art Print
12" x 13"
$12.00
Usually ships same day
Chihuahua Pillows I
Fine-Art Print
13" x 19"
$16.00
Usually ships same day
Bruiser the Chihuahua
Fine-Art Print
13" x 10"
$10.00
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Chihuahua Purse
Fine-Art Print
13" x 19"
$16.00
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Cheemix
Fine-Art Print
28" x 22"
$59.00
Ships within 1-2 days
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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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