“A Christmas without one of Louis Wain’s clever catty pictures would be like a Christmas pudding without currants.”
So wrote Frances Simpson in 1903 in The Book of the Cat. Today’s love of all things cat is not a new fad, and the artist’s anatomically implausible caricatures were all the rage in Victorian times. They’re so much fun, you almost miss the genius of Wain’s artistry. He was eventually elected president of England’s National Cat Club. Yes, they had one! Metal sign with small holes for easy hanging. 6" x 4".