Arts Everyday Living: Let Sleeping Cats Lie & A Mouse Near the House

 

LET SLEEPING CATS LIE

A MOUSE NEAR THE HOUSE

 

Cornelis Visscher, Cat Sleeping, 1657, engraving, prints in several museum collections

Cornelis Visscher, Cat Sleeping, 1657, engraving, prints in several museum collections

Cats are the connoisseurs of comfort.*

James Herriot

Cornelis Visscher (1619/1629-1662) was an artist and engraver creating during the Dutch Golden Age of art.  James Alfred Wright (1916-1995), known by his pen name of James Herriot, authored All Creatures Great and Small based on his experiences as a veterinary surgeon in northern England.

*From Treasures of Inspirational Stories for Children.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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