The Cat in Art
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Cat's Play. Observe cats play, pounce, sleep and purr their way through 170 reproduced works of great art including Van Eyck, Raphael, da Vinci, Rembrandt, Manet, Gainsborough, Warhol, Picasso Gaugin and many others. Art historian, Stefano Zuffi, contributes charming text in The Cat in Art explaining everything from the feline goddesses of the ancients to modern day pets. Hardcover, 359 pages. 9.25"sq.
America’s most popular pet has starred in countless artworks and advertising campaigns, numerous examples of which can be found in our National Museum of American History’s Warshaw Collection of Business Americana. We hope this whimsical collection of feline accessories, art and functional home décor, inspired by our collections, will make you smile.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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