The schizophrenic kitty

The schizophrenic kitty

These were painted by Louis Wain (5 August 1860 – July 4, 1939), a British artist best known for his drawings featuring large-eyed cats and kittens. He suffered from schizophrenia and spent the last 15 years of his life in psychiatric institutions. You can see how the cat became more abstract and menacing as his disease progressed.

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