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.