20 Photos of Artists and Their Animals

Romare Bearden and His Cat

African-American painter, cartoonist, and writer, Romare Bearden, found his cat, Gypo, in the forest. His other cats were Tuttle (named after the Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamen), Rusty (referring to the Persian Hercules Rustum), and Mikie (after the Renaissance artist Michelangelo).

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