Cat with flying glasses by Louis Wain; Three cats in the garden by Beatrix Potter.
Cats have always exerted their magic. And no animal was more revered by Victorian-era European artists than the cat. Click on our slideshow of vintage cat art to see some wonderful examples of late 19th century and early 20th century anthropomorphic art. And visit our pages profiling the work of two cat-loving artists: British artist Louis Wain and French artist Maurice Boulanger.