Cats Galore (Hardcover)

A Compendium of Cultured Cats

By Susan Herbert

Thames & Hudson, 9780500239360, 320pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2015

List Price: 24.95*
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Description


Susan Herbert's feline interpretations of famous images from Western culture have charmed and amused readers for decades. Cats Galore brings together illustrations from the affectionately envisioned Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Movie Cats, and Opera Cats--as well as other delightful images of cats cast in scenes from art, theater, and film--into one delightful volume.

Divided into three sections--Cats in Art, Cats on Stage, and Cats in the Movies--this is the ultimate compendium for cat-loving culture buffs and cultured pet owners alike. Works by Degas and van Gogh retain their distinctive styles in spite of the furry faces; cats shine in Much Ado About Nothing and The Barber of Seville; and a bushy-tailed James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause stares at the camera with the iconic cigarette in his mouth.