Revisiting The Classics

I’m not the best photographer around, so I was pleasantly surprised to see by a couple of pictures of my kitties that turned out particularly nice. In fact, I’d even go so far as to say they resembled masterpieces!

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The original – Sleeping Dog by Gerrit Dou, 1650

also known as Gerard Dou and considered one of the classic Dutch masters of chiaroscuro or the play of light and dark.

 

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Pierrot and Lindor by me, 2015

Sleeping in winter sunlight on the couch

 

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Ancient Egyptian statue of a cat made out of bronze from about 664–332 BC

known as the Gayer-Anderson cat after Major Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson who donated it to the British Museum

 

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Kaluha by me, 2015

Why, yes, we were gods in Ancient Egypt. Thank you for remembering.

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