“Animals From History”: Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes

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The artist Christina Hess depicted famous characters in a cat‘s guise. Some of them are written in oil, some are digital. Her paintings are already in the famous galleries. A wonderful sense of humor and mastery of the painter is distinguished by the works of Christina Hess.

“Animals From History” is a collection of stories that spin over twenty historically charged fictional tales.
Set in an cats-centric world the stories are meant to be a fun interpretation based on real events focusing on cats as the historical figures.
This collection is a fun way for people to become introduced and reintroduced to history while allowing a twist of imagination to guide their interest.

1. Anna Cleves (an allusion to the Holbein painting of 1539), a digital portrait

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


2. Maria Cotoanette (digital portrait)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


3. Queen Elizabeth the Cat (digital portrait)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


4. Fitzgerald (allusion to Klimt, 16×20, mixed technique: oil, collage, gold leaf)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


5. Ai-Cote (digital portrait)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


6. William Shakes-cat (canvas, oil)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


7. Cotti Roosevelt (oil on canvas)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


8. Cleopatra (digital technology)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


9. Kata Hari (oil and silver leaf, 11×14)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


10. Just Elvis

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes


11. Bodhisattva (oil on canvas)

"Animals From History": Amazing Portraits of Cats in Historical and Scenic Costumes

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