Cats in Art

Mediaeval cat paintings: ugly anthropomorphized depictions

I've seen this before. It appears that painters in mediaeval times had a compulsion to depict both domestic and wild…

3 years ago

Photographer recreates Philippe Halsman’s Dali Atomicus without the cats

Photography aficionados will remember the famous Philippe Halsman photograph taken in 1948 called "Dali Atomicus". It is a surreal black-and-white…

3 years ago

Boucher La Toilette

This painting, La Toilette by François Boucher (1703–1770), has a cat in it – of course! The appearance of the…

4 years ago

Art Students in Japan Made a Giant Cat Head

A group of students at the Japan School of Wool Art have created a startlingly realistic, gigantic wool felt…

4 years ago

Recovering Alcoholic Artist, Steve Keiper Jr., Creates Super Cat Portraits

I have just discovered the work of Steven Keiper Jr and I'd like to promote it. I want to promote…

5 years ago

Gorgeous watercolour and ink paintings dedicated to the domestic cat by Endre Penovac

Endre Penovac is a Serbian artist who dedicates his gorgeous watercolour and ink paintings to the much loved, humble cat.…

6 years ago

Leonardo da Vinci Couldn’t Draw Cats

"Virgin and Child with Cat", a drawing, proves Leonardo da Vinci couldn't draw cats It is near Christmas and I…

6 years ago

Pictures of Cats with a Message

Here are some very interesting and superbly executed pictures of cats (and some other stuff!), by Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski, which…

6 years ago

Andrew Wyeth – Christina – Black Cat

Andrew Wyeth was an American realist painter famous for his painting "Christina's World" (see below). The title was the idea…

7 years ago

Peasant Woman With A Cat by David Ryckaert III

An interesting painting dated 1667 but the date is incorrect because the painter lived 1616-1661. It is said to have…

7 years ago