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Dried Cat - Original Collage Painting

Dried Cat - Original Collage Painting
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A collage painting in soft tones of brown and green, depicting the Dried Cat on display in the Gold Hill Museum in Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Height: 23 cm
Width: 41 cm
Depth: 1.7 cm

It was created from torn-up fragments of different paintings and drawings I have done previously, using acrylic, watercolour, oil pastel, charcoal and ink. The design is sealed with a water-based transparent glue, which keeps everything in place and adds a pleasing textured effect to the background.

This unique artwork is on black card behind glass in a custom-made pewter-effect frame, signed on the front and labelled on the back. The back is finished with D-rings, a cord and protective felt bumpers so it’s ready to hang on the wall.

The image showing the painting hanging on the wall with the ornaments is a ‘virtual reality’ one, to show you what it could look like in a home setting. The pewter-effect frame is in fact plain and smooth, as shown in the image to the left of this.

Delivery within the UK is included in the price. I will send it carefully packaged, by 2nd class Royal Mail, within 3 days of receiving payment.

Wherever possible, I use recycled packaging to send out my artwork. This may not look as pretty as custom or brand-new packaging but it keeps costs down and of course is less wasteful and kinder to the environment!


My favourite exhibit in Shaftesbury's Gold Hill Museum: a dried cat discovered in the thatch of a cottage in the village of Marnhull - apparently placed there to deter vermin. I can't guarantee that this painting will be similarly efficacious, but it's possibly more decorative! This piece was chosen by the Museum Trustees as their favourite work on display at the Portrait of Shaftesbury exhibition in 2019.

Created with care in my studio, tucked away behind a delightful walled garden in the heart of Sherborne.

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This item will be posted to you by MIRANDA PENDER ART - Abstracts, Ammonites, Labyrinths within 3 days of receiving payment.

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