Fanny Moody

Fannie Moody (Mrs. Gilbert King) was an animal painter who specialized in dogs. Fannie Moody is known for her soulful depictions of terriers and other dogs. She was the daughter of the British animal painter, Francis Wollaston Moody. She studied with John Trivett Nettleship (1793-1881), who was known for landscapes and marine paintings.
Fannie Moody exhibited extensively, including at the Royal Academy in London and The Society of British Artists in Suffolk Street, London. A member of The Society of Women Artists, she was known for her ability to depict the character of individual dogs in her paintings. A measure of her popularity is the availability of many of her works in popular print format. Her paintings are always very popular with dog lovers.