Ra-Ra in the Kitchen 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Part of the “Cat Charms” Jigsaw Puzzle Collection
Well known artist Lesley Anne Ivory brings us her wonderfully detailed collection of beautiful cats. Her absolute love of these furry friends shows in her ability to paint them into our everyday lives.
Lesley Anne Ivory is a well-known feline painter who has painted cats, and is best known for her Ivory Cats. She has illustrated more than 40 children’s books.
She rose to fame in the 1980s, following time spent developing her illustrative abilities with many freelance commissions. However, it is for her ‘Ivory Cats’ with highly detailed studies of cats on rich and decorative backgrounds that have her work popular on merchandise for nearly three decades, from plates, greeting cards, kitchenware through to wristwatches, fine china, wall calendars & Jigsaw Puzzles. With a family of cats from which to select her models, such as Agnethea, Dandelion, Muppet, Twiglet, Spiro and Motley, Mintaka and Amulet. She works on new additions and developing new work constantly. She has taken part in exhibitions, including three one-woman shows in London, annual shows at the Chris Beetles Gallery in London and at Salisbury Museum in Wiltshire. In 1993, she had a major exhibition in New York. Her wood engravings were exhibited at the Summer Exhibition of the Royal Academy for a consecutive decade. She is also one of the patrons of the UK-based Cat Action Trust. Lesley also created a set of limited edition prints of animals for the World Wildlife Fund and Lesley is also one of the patrons of the UK-based Cat Action Trust. Currently her paintings are available at Art of Imagination.
The range of merchandise featuring the Ivory Cats is extensive and includes hundreds of items from the USA, UK and Europe in addition to being an expending market in Japan.
Holdson are very passionate about their Business and have been for the last 75 years.
They are based in Auckland and they manufacture, import and distribute products for the Jigsaw Puzzle industry throughout New Zealand and the rest of the World.
Holdson’s Managing and Production Directors are both third generation in the Holdsworth family.
This gives the company a very family orientated foundation which they take very seriously and pride themselves with their careful attention to everything they undertake.
Holdson New Zealand uses specially formulated 100% recycled puzzle board.
Made with non toxic inks which have passed through rigid safety standards. Printed on high quality glass art paper which is free of all toxic substances.