"The Owl & Pussycat went to sea ..." by Ilze Coombe

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Acrylic painting 40 × 50cm of that opening verse in that famous poem about the owl and the pussycat by Edward Lear (1812-1888).
I had wanted to do this as textile art wallhanging but it never came together. A soft, cuddly owl sleeps in my textile art box waiting to be re-awakened sometime…


poem, owl, pussycat, edward lear, pea green boat

Latvian, born in Adelaide, Australia. See my portfolio at

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  • Sharon Williamson
    Sharon Williamsonover 4 years ago

    Lovely – really reflects the charm of the verse!

  • Thank you Sharon!

    – Ilze Coombe

  • Sandra Fisher
    Sandra Fisherover 4 years ago

    SO gorgeous!!!!

  • It looks good at the original size too. Thanks for your adulation.))

    – Ilze Coombe

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