A full page from an issue of The Sketch magazine, a full page print showing a Louis Wain Cat print. This one is the tale of a pair of mice and a pair of frogs looking for a free meal - only to find the cat has beaten them to it and he's still hungry!
Louis Wain 1860-1939 was an English artist best known for his drawings (which often featured large-eyed cats and kittens) of anthropomorphised animals. He was associated with the National Cat Club. He died in Napsbury Hospital St Albans on 4 July 1939.
On the reverse is a sketch from a court room by E.T.R. entitled Legal Expressions - No 111 2 roasting 2 a shady witness.
Provenance: The Sketch was a weekly magazine which focused on high society, royalty, theatre, aristocracy, sport etc. It was started by Clement Shorter and William Ingram in 1893, and published by the Illustrated London News Company.
CONDITION and MEASUREMENTS
From the date stated and not a later reproduction. The page measures overall approximately 320 x 250 mm (12.5 x 9.75 " ). It is printed on both sides with the date and provenance at the top border. There is some age yellowing and a little spotting - please check the larger picture for condition.This item will be packaged in a tube.
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