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Louis Wain: A cat standing on its hind legs, formed by patterns supposed to be in the “Early Greek” style (1925-1939).
Illustrations from W. W. Denslow’s 1903 series of picture books: Little Red Riding Hood, Denslow’s Humpty Dumpty, The Three Bears, Old Mother Hubbard, and House that Jack Built. Denslow is best known as the illustrator of L. Frank Baum’s The … Continue reading
Dosso Dossi: Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Dog and Cat (16th Century) “This kind of moody portrait, or image of a particular human type, was popularised by Giorgione: here the dog and cat may allude to conflicting sides of … Continue reading
I think this Vietnamese woodcut painting is from the 17th century; it’s one of the most popular examples of Dong Ho painting, and researchers believe that the style originated during the rule of Lê Kính Tông (1600–1619) of the Lê … Continue reading
Algernon Cecil Newton: The House by the Canal (1945)