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KS, United States

Eternal Celtic Cats (2009)
Oil (8x10 in)



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Techniques Oil
Framing No
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Painting , Oil

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Cats weren't figured too highly in Celtic society originally but they did have a couple of different functions as far as their beliefs went; some were thought of as guardians to the gate that leads to the Otherworld but they even believed that cat-like monsters lived in caves relishing the darkness. You will want this beautiful painting featuring 2 cats that are in clawing stance connected by the endless spirals coming from their mouths as well as throughout the corners of the painting to show how... Read More Cats weren't figured too highly in Celtic society originally but they did have a couple of different functions as far as their beliefs went; some were thought of as guardians to the gate that leads to the Otherworld but they even believed that cat-like monsters lived in caves relishing the darkness. You will want this beautiful painting featuring 2 cats that are in clawing stance connected by the endless spirals coming from their mouths as well as throughout the corners of the painting to show how nothing ever really ends- all life is eternal & their tails form a plant-like form to show the connection all beings including other species have with the earth.

Oh yes the details are also much crisper and sharper in the full size image- this is a downsized version due to size limits at this site.

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