Composition with Cat - Lost Masterpieces of the Twentieth by William Warmack

By William Warmack

Composition with Cat tells the tale of the main eccentric artwork assortment in fresh reminiscence. Bequeathed anonymously to the Phillip wooden Gallery of Nonprimate paintings in Berkeley, California, those thirty never-before-displayed work and sculptures are all (apparently) by way of 20th century masters—and all depict one topic: cats.

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RICHARD W. , 1917. 24 x 17¾. Private collection. 36. MYRA HESS, 1920. 23½ x 18⅛. Private collection. 37. RENATA BORGATTI, 1921. Private collection. 38. PAUL MANSHIP, 1921. Pencil, 21¼ x 16. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 39. JASCHA HEIFETZ, 1918. Pencil, 9½ x 8¾. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. 40. MRS. JOHN BEALS MILLS, 1919. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 41. VISCOUNTESS ASTOR, 1923. 22 x 15. National Portrait Gallery, London. 1 Henry James, “Our Artists in Europe,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 79 (June 1889), p.

10. GABRIEL FAURÉ, 1896. Pencil, 10 x 7¼. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. 11. DUCHESS OF MARLBOROUGH, ca. 1904. Pencil, 11¼ x 7⅞. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 12. EDWARD AUGUSTUS SILSBEE, 1899. Bodleian Library, Oxford. 13. MRS. WILLIAM CROWNINSHIELD ENDICOTT, 1903. 29 x 20. Peabody Museum, Salem. 14. GERTRUDE KINGSTON, ca. 1905? 24 x 18. King’s College, Cambridge. 15. MME. EUGÉNIA HUICI ERRAZURIZ, ca. 1905. Private collection. 16. DAME ETHEL SMYTH, 1901. 23½ x 18⅛. National Portrait Gallery, London.

22 x 16¾. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. 20. TAMARA KARSAVINA in the title role of Thamar, 1911. 23½ x 17¾. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. 21. VASLAV NIJINSKY in Le Pavillon d’Armide, 1911. 24 x 18⅝. Private collection. 22. ROBERT HENRY BENSON, 1912. Private collection. 23. SIR WILLIAM BLAKE RICHMOND, ca. 1912. Private collection. 24. KENNETH GRAHAME, 1912. Bodleian Library, Oxford. 25. HELEN SEARS, 1912. 23¾ x 17½. Private collection. 26. HENRY JAMES. 1913. 24½ x 16. The Royal Library, Windsor Castle.

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