The laughing Cat


  • Solar plate etching with silk chin colle
  • Oil based ink
  • Somerset paper
  • 34 x 35 cm paper size unframed


Hand coloured Solar plate etching with conservation gampi silk and silk thread chin collie. A hand made limited edition print of 30.

Just as in the famous portrait ‘The laughing Cavalier’ by Frans Hals, it is impossible to tell what this cat is thinking. The cavalier’s expression can be read in several ways, the same goes for understanding the thoughts of this cat. Our relationship with our pets and animals is changing as our society changes. We think we are in control of our pets, but do our pets have the last laugh? Look carefully at the background text.