"The Cats Gallery of Art" by Susan Herbert

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  • 64 pages of concentrated cat art
  • Funny gallery of the greatest works of art in the western world - with cats as protagonists
  • Condition: very good
  • With 32 color illustrations


This book is, so to speak, the bible of this online shop. But read for yourself:

The picture gallery created by Susan Herbert contains many masterpieces which will be readily recognized by a large public: the Mona Lisa, of course, but also The Laughing Cavalier, The Night Watch, The Bar at the Folies-Bergère, to mention only a few. There is also a handful of less familiar paintings which happen to be personal favorites of the author. The cat's eye-view often lends unexpected perspectives to these works. The Venus of Botticelli, for instance, is a particularly modest and innocent creature. Henry VIII's whiskers do seem to enchance the regal impression of Holbein's portrait. Vermeer's milkmaid is a properly demure Dutch tabby. It is appropriate that the sitter for Tissot's fan should be a sophisticated Siamese.

These are some of the considerations that make this such an amusing and intriguing book. Susan Herbert, in addition to her skill as a painter, shows an apt sense of humor. She has produced an original and captivating portfolio of paintings which will prove irrestible to cat-lover of all ages.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd; 1st edition (April 30, 1990)
Language: English
Hardcover: 64 pages
ISBN-10: 0500014795
ISBN-13: 978-0500014790

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