The antics of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen's (French, 1859–1923) favorite subject, domestic cats, are illustrated in the artist’s most famous book, Des chats: images sans paroles
(Cats: Pictures without Words), ca. 1898, a copy of which is in the Museum’s collection. We have adapted our sparkling feline pin from a charming image in Des chats
Hematite overlay, with Czech glass. 1 3/4''L x 1''W.