European

Un Chat sur une Pallissade

Artist: Theophile Alexandre Steinlen

Culture/People: Swiss/French

Place: Europe

Media: Paint on canvas

Dims: 21 x 25.5 in. (53.3 x 64.7 cm).

Date: 1909

Description: Theophile Alexandre Steinlen was well known for his art posters. However, he also painted and created prints. This painting was a favorite of Ted Coe, not just for the beauty of the painting itself, but Ted loved animals:  “I still enjoy the tigerous touch of the background foliage and the cats fur coat. The eyes are also full of feminine feistiness.”

RTC No: EU0035
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011

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