Art: Puss

In Philadelphia, a show opened last week, at the Print Club. It was an exhibit, by Mrs. Charles L. Brown, of prints of cats, made during the last 400 years. They were from all quarters of the world, and from such masters as Rembrandt, Dürer and Hokusai down through the illustrators of Godey's Lady's Book to present artists of varying fame.

A Dürer print shows Adam and Eve with a feline between them; Rembrandt represents The Holy Family itself "... With Cat"; there is also the famed cat of Visscher (1629-62), earliest of...

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