Cats in the Enlightenment (Part 15 – Cats in Art – Gainsborough, Mind, Fragonard, Gerard

The English painter Thomas Gainsborough captured cats in art in his painting Six Studies of Cats (1765-70) which seems to be a bit reminiscent of Leonardo DaVinci’s studies of cats.   Even though Gainsborough preferred painting landscapes, he was a famous portrait artist.  An example of which is The Artist’s Daughters with a Cat (1759). The […]

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