18th Century Cats in paintings | Marie Antoinette's Gossip Guide to the 18th Century: 18th Century Cats in paintings

September 10, 2012

18th Century Cats in paintings

Jean Jacques Bachelier, White angora cat chasing a butterfly (Chat angora blanc guettant un papillon). 18th Century, oil on canvas. Musée Lambinet.
Maybe I am inspired by @arthistorycat but I feel like I keep coming across paintings featuring 18th century French kittens! Well, cats too! Enjoy





Jean-Baptiste Perronneau, Magdaleine Pinceloup de la Grange, née de Parseval. 1747, oil on canvas. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center.


Jean-Baptiste Greuze, The Wool Winder. Circa 1759, oil on canvas. The Frick Collection.



2 comments
*maren* said...

♥ it!
there are a lot of boudoir scenes with cats too

Chantel said...

The grey cat is exceedingly diverting!!! Thank you for posting,
Chantel

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