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No. 21 of a series of 27 prints. A simple, two-tone palette. Standing at the bottom of a winding staircase, a female figure with a three-eyed feline head, gestures with her left arm, which is also feline in appearance. Above her, floating against a black background, are various images including a pair of hands with eyeballs in their center, a disembodied human head, a woman subduing another person, four pairs of human legs topped with a brain-patterned material, and a woman in glasses holding a long, thin, curved implement. In the lower-right corner, a person with bulbous eyewear is seen contemplating.<br />
Sultana&#39;s Dream was printed and published by Durham Press in 2018.
Chitra Ganesh (American (North American))
Sultana's Dream: Wise Ladies Meeting
2018
Museum purchase made possible by the University of Michigan Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Director's Acquisition Committee, 2019
2019/2.93.21
A girl is sitting with her head lowerd holding a cat in her lap. Her brown hair is highlighted with white and gold strands. She is wearing a shirt, one half is brown the other is tan with orange and yellow floral decorations. The background is gold.
Nakayama Tadashi
Neko no iru gogo (Afternoon with a Cat)
1971
Gift of Sheila and Ronnie Cresswell
2011/2.36

Franz Marc
Drei Katzen (Three Cats)
1905 – 1915
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2002/2.50
A girl with her head and body in profile, her brown hair is highlighted with white and gold strands, and bordering her face are gold curls. she is wearing a long-sleeved shirt with orange, blue, white, and brown swirls. In her arms in front of her is a frontal view of a black cat.
Nakayama Tadashi
Kuroneko to shojo (Black Cat and Girl)
1973
Gift of Sheila and Ronnie Cresswell
2011/2.26
At the center-left of this print, a cat is standing at an angle so it is neither in profile or facing the viewer head on. Its tail is long and curled up in a crescent shape. There are cross hatching lines near the cat's feet that suggest it is standing outside in nature and the background is similarly textured a light grey. The print is numbered (l.l.) "9/15" and signed and dated (l.r.) "J Soriano / 54." in pencil.
Juan Soriano (Mexican)
Cat
1954
Museum Purchase
1958/1.125
A color photograph of a group of children and a cat at a table. Each child engages with something in the room, which is in an organized disarray. Egg shells fall from the table to the floor, toys are strewn about, and an infant and cat sit in the middle of the table.
Julie Blackmon
Birds at Home
2007
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
2013/2.103
On a wooden ledge in the foreground, a cat rubs up against a clawed pot holding flowers. The feline's coat is dark with the exception of a white strip running from its belly up to its chin.  An iron railing spans the width of the background. A second pot of flowers without clawed feet is visible behind the cat; some of its flowers appear to be growing through the lattice of the railing. 
Édouard Manet (French (culture or style))
Le Chat et les fleurs
1869
Museum Purchase
1971/2.8
A studio image of artist Salvador Dali in a surrealistic scene. Dali jumps in the air as furniture hovers around him, and three cats fly into a stream of water that splashes across the scene.
Philippe Halsman (American (North American))
Dali Atomicus
1948
Museum Purchase
1978/2.30
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