May 31, 2020
Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain
Posted by Louis Wain Peter Haining

Louis Wain drew cats cats playing poker, boxing, playing cricket, and doing almost any human activity His pictures are widely available today as decorative motifs and popular prints, but in his day, the man dubbed the Hogarth of cat life was a celebrity who sold thousands of drawings and paintings to an insatiable public From humble beginnings, Wain became a hugely suLouis Wain drew cats cats playing poker, boxing, playing cricket, and doing almost any human activity His pictures are widely available today as decorative motifs and popular prints, but in his day, the man dubbed the Hogarth of cat life was a celebrity who sold thousands of drawings and paintings to an insatiable public From humble beginnings, Wain became a hugely successful popular artist, creating the Louis Wain Annual series and the first ever animated cat character, later acknowledged as the inspiration for Mickey Mouse But after he lost his fortune, he lost his mind He ended up in a provincial asylum, sketching psychedelic cats that were fiend like than feline When his fate was discovered in 1925, the Royal Family and the Prime Minister joined a national campaign to rescue Wain The artist never entirely recovered his health, but he was eventually moved to a better home, where he continued to draw and paint almost until his death in 1939 With a wealth of Wain s most famous drawings, as well as rare writings by and about the artist, this is an ideal book for both Wain fans and cat lovers in general.

  • Title: Cat Compendium: The Worlds of Louis Wain
  • Author: Louis Wain Peter Haining
  • ISBN: 9780720612295
  • Page: 146
  • Format: Board book
  • Cat Compendium The Worlds of Louis Wain Louis Wain drew cats cats playing poker boxing playing cricket and doing almost any human activity His pictures are widely available today as decorative motifs and popular prints but in his day t

    Carole Tyrrell

    Any avid Louis Wain fan, as I am, will enjoy this gorgeous little book. Sixty illustrations, some of which I hadn’t previously seen with the rare article by Waim himself on ‘How I draw my cats.’ make this a n invaluable addition to a Wain bookshelf. Cat Compendium would also make a wonderful introduction to anyone who has just discovered the delights of Wain’s gung-ho, happy felines. It could be said that Wain created his own kind of cat. Under his pen they walk on two legs, wear fashion [...]



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