William Skilling Cheetah in a Red Harness Painting

William Skilling (American/British, 1862-1964). Oil on canvas painting titled “Cheetah in a Red Harness,” depicting the large wildcat with a studded red harness around its waist, red ties around its head, and a collar with a gold chain attached to a pillar. Signed along the lower right. Skilling, who lived and worked in San Francisco, California, was known for his portrait and landscape paintings, particularly those of animals. Sight; height: 47 1/2 in x width: 59 in. Framed; height: 54 x width: 65 1/2 in.