Dick Whittington’s Cat
8 x 11.5 inches (Art size)
13 x 17 inches (Frame size)
White Mount in Black Frame
An English folktale surrounding the real-life Richard Whittington (c. 1354–1423), a wealthy merchant and later Lord Mayor of London Town.
The legend (only part in truth) describes his rise from poverty stricken childhood with the fortune he made through the sale of his cat to a rat infested country.
The tale remains a favourite in the popular lore of London.