Landseer (Continental-European type) is a dog breed.
Many kennel clubs consider the Landseer to be simply
a black-and-white variant of the Newfoundland, but the
FCI recognizes it as a separate breed.
The breed has got its name form the
british painter Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (March 7, 1802
- October 1, 1873), because he in 1838 did make the
painting The Distinguished Member of the Humane Society
which shows a dog of this breed.
The dog "Nana" in Peter Pan,
although often portrayed as a St. Bernard, was intended
to be a Landseer. The 2004 movie Finding Neverland featured
a Great Pyrenees as J. M. Barrie's pet, on which "Nana"