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Catland

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1900-1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Indian ink, watercolour and gouache

  • Museum number:

    E.31-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 162

Physical description

A design for a book cover, showing a cat teaching kittens to swim from a bathing-machine.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca.1900-1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Indian ink, watercolour and gouache

Marks and inscriptions

'Louis Wain'
Signed

'Illustrated by Louis Wain'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 43.8 cm, Width: 34.9 cm

Descriptive line

'Catland'. Design for a book cover, showing a cat teaching kittens to swim from a bathing-machine. Drawing by Louis Wain, produced for Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., ca.1900-1910.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Gouache; Watercolour; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Bathing; Kittens; Cats

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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