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For this book of cats in costume, Susan Herbert turns from masterpieces of fine art to masterpieces of theater.
Painting in her familiar and highly popular style, this imaginative artist presents an irresistible array of well-known characters in the great Shakespearean plays, from the tragic Romeo and Juliet to the mischievous Titania, from the beautiful Cleopatra to the roguish Falstaff. In thirty-two entrancing paintings, Susan Herbert opens up an unsuspected world of Shakespeare interpreted by cats with all their winning ways. Her many devoted admirers will find this collection full of the charm and humor of her earlier books; and newcomers to her art will be surprised and enchanted by the finesse she brings to this portrait gallery of cats in unusual guises. 32 color illustrations.
Praise For Shakespeare Cats…
If you like Shakespeare and love cats, then Shakespeare Cats is a must have for your coffee table. . . . The artwork is awesome and the cats are impressive.
Thames & Hudson, 9780500284292, 64pp.
Publication Date: March 17, 2004
About the Author
Susan Herbert (1945–2014) was one of the most distinctive and popular cat artists. She studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford. She was the author and illustrator of The Cats Gallery of Art, The Cats History of Western Art, Diary of a Victorian Cat, Medieval Cats, Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Opera Cats, and Movie Cats.
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