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Kaleidoscope Cat (Psychedelic Cat)
circa 1920s - WAIN (Louis): Kaleidoscope Cat, ca. 1930s Original gouache watercolor on paper of crazed feline. Measures 7-1/4 x 5 inches, glazed and framed. Created when the artist was at Napsbury Hospital near St Albans in Hertfordshire, where he continued producing his cat pictures and Louis Wain’s “kaleidoscope” cats, often attributed to his malady while committed, was a result of his experimentation in drawing patterns and cats.  Provenance: These drawings are from the album dispersed at Christie’s South Kensington, January 1997.
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Last Found On: 2017-09-20           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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