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Cats In Art (What Makes a Masterpiece?) by Brigitte Baumbusch

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Published by Gareth Stevens Publishing .
Written in English


  • Subjects & Themes - General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Cats in art,
  • Art - General,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8203172M
ISBN 100836844440
ISBN 109780836844443

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Twenty unique notecards featuring Susan Herbert's feline interpretations of famous paintings from art history. Susan Herbert’s playful versions of famous works of art featuring felines have long delighted both cat and art lovers. Her charming illustrations of artful cats make for irresistible gifts in a new line of notecards and notebooks/5(96).   this is a lovely, lovely book of artworks, some famous, some not and some of the paintings show only the cats in the compositions and not the whole painting. still a book on cats in art works of paint and sculpture is wonderful. a very diverse collection of pictures. i have shown it to all my cat people at work and they love it. i have seen a lot of the pictures in previous books but the very Cited by: 3. Books shelved as cat-art: Shakespeare Cats by Susan Herbert, Art Past, Art Present by David G. Wilkins, The Cats Gallery of Western Art by Susan Herbert. The Book of the Cat is a cool and quirky collection of feline art and illustration by artists from around the world. Interspersed through the illustrations ar Cats have been revered by artists since ancient times for their beauty, grace, independence, and air of mystery/5.

  Cats have been subjects for artists since ancient times, and it’s no wonder. After all, with their beauty, grace and independence, combined with an air of mystery, cats are endlessly fascinating. The Book of the Cat: Cats in Art celebrates the beauty of cat by featuring cat art from all over the world from artists past and present.   The book really should be titled "The Cat Primarily in European Art From the 14th Through the 18th Century." There is a brief chapter of images from ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire, and a scattering of images in the first couple of chapters from Japan and China. That's pretty much it in terms of non-European by: 2. Almost from the beginning of art, humans have portrayed cats. The animal originally domesticated for the humble purpose of catching mice was already a goddess in ancient Egypt and a /5. Character Earliest Appearance and Author Notes Alonzo: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot: A black and white tom, and is often considered the 'second-hand-man' to saves Demeter from Macavity, and is the first to attack him after he .

  Artists from around the world are featured in The Book of The Cat, including the likes of Steinlen, Warhol, Manet and many other well-known and lesser-known artists, past and present. All breeds, shapes, sizes, colors and patterns of cats are included. "A History of Art in 21 Cats" by Nia Gould is a fun, colorful, fascinating and entertaining little book. Ms. Gould takes the reader from Ancient Egyptian art through the Renaissance to the Post-Modern art movements into present day by "re-creating" famous works of art as cat portraits/5. The cat (Felis catus) is a domestic species of small carnivorous mammal. It is the only domesticated species in the family Felidae and is often referred to as the domestic cat to distinguish it from the wild members of the family. A cat can either be a house cat, a farm cat or a feral cat; the latter ranges freely and avoids human contact. Domestic cats are valued by humans for companionship. Oct 4, - Explore Marianne's board "CATS IN ART", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cats, Cat art, ArtK pins.