Image credit The Plate Lady. This 1880 Frank Paton painting was exhibited by the Royal Academy, and is referenced in numerous places as being one of Paton's premiere works, along with Fairest of them All.
Yet here comes the big mystery--the sole image I could locate was from a collectible plate seller. This painting must exist somewhere, in somebody's collection, yet an image seems impossible to secure. My work remains cut out for me.
Again, Paton's painting of a cute cat is a warm, compelling image.