Swedish naive folk art family memorial board signed and dated 1865
Swedish naive folk art family memorial board signed and dated 1865

Magical little cat!

 

What a fabulous portrait this is.  How do cats have the ability to look so pathetic and sorry for themselves?

 

 I think he speaks for himself.

 

French, early 1920's.

 

Oil on board with signature lower left which is not terribly clear.

However on the reverse, in French purple prose, is an amusing snippet from a French newspaper of 1st May 1926, which sings the praise of this artist M. Reculon-Dupont.

 

In a maple frame. 

 

Frame:  8.75” x 12.25”  22 x 31cm

Sight:   6.5” x 10.25”  17 x 26 cm

 

£395

 

Ref:  603

 

Swedish naive folk art family memorial board signed and dated 1865
Swedish naive folk art family memorial board signed and dated 1865