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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Wain, Louis
TWO CATS, COMPRISING:
i) Head of a winking cat, 100 by 100mm., chip at lower edge not affecting image; ii) Head of a surprised cat, 125 by 110mm., some browning, some spotting, repairs to reverse of leaf; both ink drawings, signed lower left, some creases and light soiling (2)
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"He has made the cat his own. He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world. English cats that do not look and live like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves." - H.G. Wells

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London