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"White Cat" by Arthur Heyer (1872-1931)

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Arthur Heyer (German/Hungarian, 1872-1931)

White Cat in the Tall Grass

Oil on canvas, signed lower left.

Painting Size: 16” x 20”
Frame Size: 22.5 “ x 26.5”

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Heyer was born in Haarhausen, Germany and studied at the College of Applied Arts in Berlin. In 1896 he moved to the village of Rakospalota near Budapest where he lived until his death. He began his career painting landscapes but soon began depicting animals and had a particular fondness for cats and kittens.

Sources: Benezit. Dictionnaire des Peitnres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs
Hook & Poltimore, Popular 19th Century Painting
Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Kunstler