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Arthur-Alfred Brunel de Neuville (1852-1941 Paris) - perplexed cats
Arthur Alfred Brunel of Neuville was a Parisian artist of the nineteenth century. Around the age of twenty, the became a famous painter of cats and still lifes. Like other nineteenth-century feline artists (see Henriette Ronner-Knip), her paintings emanate a realistic and sentimental style. The subjects of the painter consisted mainly of the representations of cats in the foreground with a homogeneous bottom aiming to play with balls of wool, insects, birds, bowls of milk or just for a farce in general. Some of his works can be found in the museums of Béziers, Brest, Château Thierry and Louviers.