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10 Artists and their cat best friends

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Dogs may be man's best friend and closest ally but when it comes to inspiring iconic pieces of art, look no further than the humble feline...

Salvador Dali

1. Salvador Dali

World Telegram & Sun photo by Roger Higgins, image courtesy of Library of Congress

Henri Matisse

2. Henri Matisse

Photo by Robert Capa, International Center of Photography, Magnum Photos.

Wanda Gag

3. Wanda Gag

Photographer unknown; photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society

John Cage

4. John Cage

Courtesy of the John Cage Trust

Florence Henry

5. Florence Henri

Courtesy archive Florence Henri/Martini & Ronchetti, Genoa

arthur rackman

6. Arthur Rackman

Image courtesy of the Clarke Historical Library, Central Michigan University


7. Claude Cahun

Photo courtesy of the Jersey Heritage Musuem

edward gorey

8. Edward Gorey

Photo by Eleanor Garvey

agnes verde

9. Agnes Varda

Photograph by Didier Doussin

Georgia O'Keefe

10. Georgia O'Keefe

Photograph by John Candelario. Courtesy Palace of the Governors Photo Archives.

Artists and Their Cats by Alison Nastasi is published by Chronicle Books. Buy it at Amazon.co.uk


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