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Louis Wain's Cats as He Progressed Into Schizophrenia

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The first signs of Louis Wain’s schizophrenic decline began after his mother’s death. His usual charm left and his difficulty separating fantasy from reality increased.

Louis Wain Wide Eyed Cat  A wide-eyed cat signed ‘Louis Wain’ 8¾ x 6 5/8in.  (22.2 x 16.8cm.). Sold for £5,640 ($7,981) at Christies, London, Dec 2001. it is not known if his works were created in the order usually presented, as Wain did not date them. Rodney Dale, author of Louis Wain: The Man Who Drew Cats, has criticised the belief that the five paintings can be used as an example of Wain’s deteriorating mental health, writing: “Wain experimented with patterns and cats, and even quite…

Paisley Cat (front view) sketch by Louis Wain. colorful indian or middle eastern inspired pencil drawing of his famous cats-a huge departure from the cats pictures he usually painted

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