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Seated Cat
  • Théophile Alexandre Steinlen
    born: Lausanne, Switzerland ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Seated Cat, circa 1900
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 3 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 x 4.5 x 7.6 cm
  • Gift from the Edward A. and Inge Maser Collection
  • On view: 20/21 Gallery, 405, W2
  • 2008.0273

Thickly cast bronze of a Persian(?) cat with details around the head and tail in low relief. The cat sits with its tail curled around its right side. It sits on its hind legs with its head arched slightly downward. The cast is hollow.