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Sir Edwin Landseer RA, Tortoiseshell cat in profile

Tortoiseshell cat in profile, ca.1810

Sir Edwin Landseer RA (1802 - 1873)

RA Collection: Art

Sir Edwin Landseer's lifelong passion for depicting animals is evident even in his earliest drawings. He drew the animals he saw around him, taking a particular interest in farms. The Royal Academy's collection of early Landseer drawings includes a menagerie of cattle, pigs and horses as well as domestic animals like cats and dogs.

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Object details

Title
Tortoiseshell cat in profile
Artist/designer
Sir Edwin Landseer RA (1802 - 1873)
Date
ca.1810
Object type
Drawing
Place of Publication
United Kingdom
Medium
Pencil on cream wove paper
Dimensions

107 mm x 104 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
02/33
Acquisition
Given by Sir John Aird 1883
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