The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

September 20, 2016

September 20, 1932

The label most commonly applied to the art of Max Slevogt (October 8, 1868 to September 20, 1932) is, impressionist. Although he painted landscapes typically, this example of his art shows his wife Nini, and their cat:

He was German, and traveled widely. I hope his wife was as happy as the cat. Max Slevogt should be more famous. 
You can see more of his work here.

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