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Steinlen Cats Oven Mitt and Pot Holder

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Price: $29.95
Member Price: $26.95

Item# 80-020427 







Description

The antics of Thophile-Alexandre Steinlen's (French, 18591923) favorite subject, domestic cats, are illustrated in the artists most famous book, Des chats: images sans paroles (Cats: Pictures without Words), ca. 1898, a copy of which is in the Museums collection. We have adapted our charming oven mitt and pot holder from drawings in Des chats.

Polyester fill.

Oven mitt: 13 1/4''L.
Pot holder: 8'' x 8''.

  • Polyester fill

  • Oven mitt: 13 1/4''L
  • Pot holder: 8'' x 8''

Art History

Throughout their long history, domestic cats have been favorite subjects for artists around the world. Few artists have been more passionately fond of cats than Thophile- Alexandre Steinlen (French, 18591923), a Swiss-born graphic artist who lived in Paris. He drew cats throughout his career with unvarying grace and skill, particularly those from his Montmartre neighborhood. Steinlens models were habitus of rooftops, gutters, cemeteries, and garbage bins, the pets of local artists, seamstresses, and concierges.

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Description

The antics of Thophile-Alexandre Steinlen's (French, 18591923) favorite subject, domestic cats, are illustrated in the artists most famous book, Des chats: images sans paroles (Cats: Pictures without Words), ca. 1898, a copy of which is in the Museums collection. We have adapted our charming oven mitt and pot holder from drawings in Des chats.

Polyester fill.

Oven mitt: 13 1/4''L.
Pot holder: 8'' x 8''.





  • Polyester fill

  • Oven mitt: 13 1/4''L
  • Pot holder: 8'' x 8''




Art History

Throughout their long history, domestic cats have been favorite subjects for artists around the world. Few artists have been more passionately fond of cats than Thophile- Alexandre Steinlen (French, 18591923), a Swiss-born graphic artist who lived in Paris. He drew cats throughout his career with unvarying grace and skill, particularly those from his Montmartre neighborhood. Steinlens models were habitus of rooftops, gutters, cemeteries, and garbage bins, the pets of local artists, seamstresses, and concierges.


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