LOUIS WAIN & THE CAT SHOW 2017

Chris Beetles Gallery is delighted to present our hugely popular annual celebration of the very best of cat art, Louis Wain and the Cat Show!

This year, the gallery will be displaying almost 200 works, including over 125 paintings, drawings and sketches by Louis Wain. The exhibition will also include previously unseen watercolours by Susan Herbert, Lesley Anne Ivory and Lesley Fotherby.

HURRAY FOR OUR GREAT LEADER! by LOUIS WAIN

HURRAY FOR OUR GREAT LEADER!

THE JUNIOR COUNCIL
M'LUD, I WILL NOT FURTHER HARROW YOUR FEELINGS by LOUIS WAIN

THE JUNIOR COUNCIL M'LUD, I WILL NOT FURTHER HARROW YOUR FEELINGS

TARRADIDDLUMS
SHORT-SIGHTED MISTRESS: OH MARY! WHAT WAS THAT TERRIB'E SMASH? WHAT HAVE YOU BROKEN NOW?
SERVANT: LORE MUM! NOTHING! IT WAS ONLY NEXT DOOR
SHORT SIGHTED MISTRESS: THANK GOODNESS, I WAS MISTAKEN by LOUIS WAIN

TARRADIDDLUMS SHORT-SIGHTED MISTRESS: OH MARY! WHAT WAS THAT TERRIB'E SMASH? WHAT HAVE YOU BROKEN NOW? SERVANT: LORE MUM! NOTHING! IT WAS ONLY NEXT DOOR SHORT SIGHTED MISTRESS: THANK GOODNESS, I WAS MISTAKEN

CATASTROPHIES ARE 'OFF' IN 1902
TAKE CARE HOW YOU STEP INTO THE NEW YEAR. DECEMBER IS RATHER A TRYING MONTH TO GET THROUGH, WHAT WITH CHRISTMAS, AND NEW YEAR'S EVE. by LOUIS WAIN

CATASTROPHIES ARE 'OFF' IN 1902 TAKE CARE HOW YOU STEP INTO THE NEW YEAR. DECEMBER IS RATHER A TRYING MONTH TO GET THROUGH, WHAT WITH CHRISTMAS, AND NEW YEAR'S EVE.

THE BANGED DOOR by LOUIS WAIN

THE BANGED DOOR

K. LITTLE KATHLEEN, OUT WITH HER KITE, IT BROKE FROM THE STRING, 
AND FLEW OUT OF SIGHT by LOUIS WAIN

K. LITTLE KATHLEEN, OUT WITH HER KITE, IT BROKE FROM THE STRING, AND FLEW OUT OF SIGHT

AFTER THE FOOTBALL MATCH
YOU ARE NOT LUCKY,  BUT A BETTER TIME IS COMING by LOUIS WAIN

AFTER THE FOOTBALL MATCH YOU ARE NOT LUCKY, BUT A BETTER TIME IS COMING

HURRY UP WITH THAT DINNER PLEASE OR THE MICE JOINT WILL RUN AWAY by LOUIS WAIN

HURRY UP WITH THAT DINNER PLEASE OR THE MICE JOINT WILL RUN AWAY

LAWYER, JUDGE, DEFENDANT by LOUIS WAIN

LAWYER, JUDGE, DEFENDANT

FISH-EATING BIRDS AT THE FISHERIES EXHIBITION by LOUIS WAIN

FISH-EATING BIRDS AT THE FISHERIES EXHIBITION

WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH BUSINESS?
THE OFFICE HAS FALLEN IN LOVE WITH THE LADY TYPEWRITER by LOUIS WAIN

WHAT IS THE MATTER WITH BUSINESS? THE OFFICE HAS FALLEN IN LOVE WITH THE LADY TYPEWRITER

THE RULING SPIRIT
MOSES: "I LEAVE ALL MY MONEY TO YOU IN MY WILL, JOSIAH"
JOSIAH: "GIVE ME ALL YOUR LOOSE MONEY NOW, MOSES" by LOUIS WAIN

THE RULING SPIRIT MOSES: "I LEAVE ALL MY MONEY TO YOU IN MY WILL, JOSIAH" JOSIAH: "GIVE ME ALL YOUR LOOSE MONEY NOW, MOSES"

ONE EYE ON YOU by LOUIS WAIN

ONE EYE ON YOU

A GAME OF SNOOKER by LOUIS WAIN

A GAME OF SNOOKER

G STANDS FOR GEORGIE, A GARDENER. HE IS DIGGING AWAY JUST AS HARD AS HE CAN BE by LOUIS WAIN

G STANDS FOR GEORGIE, A GARDENER. HE IS DIGGING AWAY JUST AS HARD AS HE CAN BE

A CHANGE! WHAT A LOVELY BRUNETTE.  YES, ONE CAN SCARCELY RECOGNISE HER, SHE WAS A BLONDE SO LONG! by LOUIS WAIN

A CHANGE! WHAT A LOVELY BRUNETTE. YES, ONE CAN SCARCELY RECOGNISE HER, SHE WAS A BLONDE SO LONG!

QUESTION: WHAT IS GOLF?
ANSWER: AN EXPRESSIVE VOCABULARY by LOUIS WAIN

QUESTION: WHAT IS GOLF? ANSWER: AN EXPRESSIVE VOCABULARY

THIS IS RIGHT HANDED
THIS IS LEFT HANDED by LOUIS WAIN

THIS IS RIGHT HANDED THIS IS LEFT HANDED

GIVE ME BACK MY HAT. YOU CAN'T EAT THE BIRD, IT IS STUFFED by LOUIS WAIN

GIVE ME BACK MY HAT. YOU CAN'T EAT THE BIRD, IT IS STUFFED

KITTY. TEDDY BEAR SAY YOUR ALPHABET
TEDDY BEAR. OH KITTY! I HAVE FORGOTTEN ALL THE LETTERS AFTER A B C CAN YOU TEACH ME?  by LOUIS WAIN

KITTY. TEDDY BEAR SAY YOUR ALPHABET TEDDY BEAR. OH KITTY! I HAVE FORGOTTEN ALL THE LETTERS AFTER A B C CAN YOU TEACH ME?

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