Animals in Art: Wild Cats

The Sorceress by John William Waterhouse, ca. 1911
Roman glass cup, found in Denmark, 3rd century
Daniel dans la fosse aux lions (Daniel in the lions’ den) by Emile Jean Horace Vernet, 1857
European wildcat illustration by Wilhelm Kuhnert from the book Wild life of the world: a descriptive survey of the geographical distribution of animals by Richard Lydekker, 1916
Queen of the Night, clay relief, found in Southern Iraq, 19thC BCE – 18thC BCE
Pampas cat and jaguarundi from the book General and Particular Descriptions of the Vertebrated Animals: Order Carnivora by Edward Griffith, William Wood & Thomas Davison, 1821
Under the Moonlight by Tsuyoshi Suzuki
Excerpts from The Book of the Animal Kingdom by William Percival Westell, 1910
Frontispiece of the book The zoological gardens of Europe, their history and chief features by CVA Peel, 1903
From Brehm’s Life of Animals: Volume I – Mammalia by Alfred Edmund Brehm, Wilhelm Haacke, Eduard Pechuël-Loesche & Richard Schmidtlein with illustrations by Friedrich Specht, Wilhelm Kuhnert, Gustav Mützel, Robert Kretschmer, Wilhelm Camphausen, Ludwig Beckmann, E. Schmidt, Carl Friedrich Deicker, Paul Menerheim, etc., 1895
Snow leopard by Cuthbert E. Swan from the book The Wild Beasts of the World by Frank Finn, 1909
Clouded leopard by Cuthbert E. Swan from the book The Wild Beasts of the World by Frank Finn, 1909
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