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Cat with Three Kittens
From a set of four etchings
Mother Cat with Three Kittens

Franz Hegi, Swiss, 1774 - 1850. After Gottfried Mind, Swiss, 1768 - 1814.

Made in Switzerland, Europe

c. 1815-1820


Plate: 3 7/16 x 7 1/2 inches (8.7 x 19 cm) Sheet: 5 7/8 x 10 1/16 inches (15 x 25.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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Gottfried Mind was so admired for his talent at making drawings of cats and kittens that he earned the nickname “The Raphael of Cats.”