Susan Herbert’s playful versions of famous works of art featuring felines have long delighted both cat and art lovers. Her charming illustrations of artful cats make for irresistible gifts in a new line of notecards and notebooks. Here is Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Degas’s The Dancing Class, da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Fragonard’s The Swing, and many more. Each unique card features one of Herbert’s whimsical works of art and is sure to capture the fancy of cat devotees and art enthusiasts alike.
Susan Herbert (1945-2014) was one of the most distinctive and popular cat artists. She studied at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford. She was the author and illustrator of The Cats Gallery of Art, The Cats History of Western Art, Diary of a Victorian Cat, Medieval Cats, Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Opera Cats, and Movie Cats.