Drawing by Louis Wain entitled ‘Caught! He was the first of six children, and the only male new kitten checklist pdf. None of his five sisters ever married.
The remaining sisters lived with their mother for the duration of their lifetimes, as did Louis for the majority of his life. As a youth, he was often truant from school, and spent much of his childhood wandering around London. Following this period, Louis studied at the West London School of Art and eventually became a teacher there for a short period. At the age of 20, Wain was left to support his mother and his five sisters after his father’s death.