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Always by Our Side: Cats and Dogs in 16th to 19th-Century Art

Always by Our Side: Cats and Dogs in 16th to 19th-Century Art

Time: 26.09.20–28.02.21  10:00–18:00
Location: Kadriorg Art Museum
Price: Museum ticket

The exhibition studies renditions of cats and dogs in art, and explores their significance, roles and symbolic meanings for people and society. The paintings, prints, sculptures and applied art works depicting cats, dogs and their relationships with people come from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, the Sinebrychoff Art Museum in Helsinki and Estonian national and private collections.

Curators: Anu Allikvee, Tiina-Mall Kreem and Anu Mänd

Joseph Stevens. Enemies. 1854. State Hermitage, St Petersburg. Photo: Pavel Demidov