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Louis Wain, 1860-1939

Louis Wain

Louis Wain, 1860-1939

cats of fame and promise.

by Louis Wain

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Published by [Michael Parkin Fine Art] in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at Michael Parkin Fine Art Ltd., London, 1986.

ContributionsMichael Parkin Fine Art.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13896892M

  In the s, Wain ( – ) was employed by popular journals as an illustrator specializing in English country houses and animals, but he became famous for his drawings and watercolors of cats engaged in human behaviors. Louis Wain, courtesy Amazon Studios. Description: Louis Wain (British, ) 'I wonder if he would paint the outside of my house' signed and inscribed 'Louis Wain./'I wonder if he would paint the outside/of my house'' (lower right) pen and ink, wash and pencil x 31cm (16 5/16 x 12 3/16in). For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website.

London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., Item # A Very Scarce Louis Wain Painting BookWAIN, Louis. Three Little Kittens Painting Book. London: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., n.d., ca. Small quarto 9 1/16 x 7 inches: x mm.. 20 pp including wrappers. Four full-page illustrations in full color with duplicate brown line drawings opposite, designed to be hand colored by the owner.   In , Wain found his first patron in Sir William Ingram, editor of The Illustrated London News, who commissioned the year-old to produce a naturalistic illustration titled Bullfinches on the Laurels for The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic , Wain married his sister’s governess, Emily Richardson, but this happiness was short-lived: She died of cancer hardly three years.

Louis Wain Louis William Wain was born in the London district of Clerkenwell in London on 5th. August In his early years he was a sickly child and often skipped school. He attended his early schooling at The Orchard Street Foundation school in Hackney . Louis Wain, King of the Cat Artists, A Dramatized Biography Based on Documented Facts (Book): Latimer, Heather,


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Louis Wain, 1860-1939 by Louis Wain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wain, Louis, The monkey that would not kill / (New York: Dodd, Mead and Company,c), also by Henry Drummond (page images at HathiTrust) Wain, Louis, My very own picture book (London: Blackie and Son, c), also by A.

F Lydon, William H. Groome, Robert Barnes, Lydia Maria Francis Child, and Blackie & Son. Louis William Wain 1, likes talking about this. Louis William Wain was best know for his paintings of cats through the late Victorian era until his death in /5.

The English Cat Artist: A Fictionalized Biography of Louis Wain plus over 65 kitten pictures. Louis Wain Latimer, Geoffrey Hutchison-Cleeves, Louis Wain, Louis Wain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The English Cat Artist: A Fictionalized Biography of Louis Wain plus over 65 kitten pictures/5(4).

Louis Wain (5 August – 4 July ) was an 1860-1939 book artist best known for his drawings, which consistently featured anthropomorphised large-eyed cats and kittens.

In his later years he may have suffered from schizophrenia (although this claim is widely disputed among many specialists if this is true or not), which, according to some Birth place: London, United Kingdom.

Louis Wain Louis Wain, king of the cat artists, a dramatized biography based on documented facts by Heather Latimer (Book) Louis Wain's cats by Chris Beetles (Book). Set of 8 different cat blank notecards in a decorative, die-cut box.~~Louis Wain () is the most famous, and versatile, of cat artists.

He was an Englishman, and though he painted and drew many different animals, it is the cat that lay at the center of his inspiration.~~Wain's cat art encompasses several styles.5/5(5). Louis Wain was one of the most popular commercial illustrators in the history of England. Born inhis anthropomorphic portrayals of cats captured the imagination of the Edwardian era and his work helped to elevate the profile and popularity of our feline friends to unprecedented heights.

This book was defiantly and eye-opener and a great read for anyone wishing to understand the 'madness' of Louis Wain. Although, I am not convinced he I am a huge fan of Louis Wain art.

This book was a very sad insight into his life and the madness that besieged him, and then the treatment he received because of it/5.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Louis William Wain (5 Aug –4 Jul ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing St Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kensal Green, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

FRIDAY ART CAT Louis Wain () “Cat in a rainbow” – one of the works that appeared to show the effect of Wain’s Schizophrenia.

“Head study of a tabby cat” – at the start of his career his work was relatively naturalistic” “Senorita” Louis Wain made the cat his own. About this Item: Louis Wain, UK. Signed. ORIGINAL LOUIS WAIN PAINTING. Louis Wain'When a Cat's single he lives at ease', original watercolour and pencil, signed lower right, with titled slip, in a giltwood frame, glazed, verso, on the back board, 50 x 38cm approx, old Christies stencil number to rear, private collection ownership London.

Get this from a library. Louis Wain, king of the cat artists, a dramatized biography based on documented facts. [Heather Latimer].

Louis Wain’s most popular book is Louis Wain's Cats. The English Cat Artist: A Fictionalized Biography of Louis Wain plus over 65 kitten pictures. Heather Latimer, Louis Wain (Illustrator) avg rating — 3 ratings — published Want to Read.

found: Houfe, S. Dict. of Brit. book illustrators and caricaturists, (Wain, Louis William; animal caricaturist and illustrator; worked for Illustrated London news; designed postcards for Raphael Tuck; b.

8/5/; d. 7/4/). Louis Wain was born in London inthe eldest child of William, a textile traveller, and Felicia, a designer of carpets. Louis had five younger sisters. As a child he was regarded as physically weak, not starting school until the age of 10 where his academic performance was indifferent, and from which he played truant by: 6.

More editions of Louis Wain Exhibition Catalogue Louis Wain Exhibition Catalogue ISBN () Softcover, Chris Beetles Ltd,   Limited Stock Includes 35 illustrations and an essay on Louis Wain "His Cats, His Life & Times " reprinted by kind permission of the author, Michael Parkin, from his best selling biography "Louis Wain-Louis Wain's Cats".Pages: The English Cat Artist: A Fictionalized Biography of Louis Wain plus over 65 cat pictures.

() by Heather Latimer and Louis Wain | 31 Oct Louis Wain (British, –) Artworks Biography. Louis Wain was a British artist best known for his bizarre paintings and prints of anthropomorphized cats playing golf or having tea. “He has made the cat his own. He invented a cat style, a cat society, a whole cat world,” the author H.G.

Wells said of ality: British. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, referencedIn: Colles, William Morris, William Morris Colles papers, Wain, Louis, Wain, Louis, Title ; Close.

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At the end of the nineteenth century, Louis Wain (), the Edwardian cat artist who went mad, became a household name as an illustrator of cats, whom he depicted in all sorts of activities, from skating and playing cricket to driving motor cars, attending dances, and playing musical instruments.

The English artist Louis Wain’s (), depictions of cats in art during the Victorian era caused their popularity to rise to a height not known since they were first worshipped as the Goddess Bast.

Wain was the only boy in a household of five sisters where he remained until the age of 23 when he married his sisters’ governess, Emily Richardson.Louis Wain his Life Story by Paul A.

Hussey Esq. Louis William Wain was born in the London district of Clerkenwell in London on 5th. August Louis Wain’s father had moved to London from Leek in Staffordshire where he met Julie Felice Boiteux (Anglo-French) who attended the same Roman Catholic church.

They married in