Wild animals

Sculpture, Cerf, Arno Sebban

Cerf

Arno Sebban

Sculpture - 35 x 25 x 25 cm Sculpture - 13.8 x 9.8 x 9.8 inch

$6,166

Painting, Léopard, Martin

Léopard

Martin

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$785

Sculpture, Wild, Ron Zohar

Wild

Ron Zohar

Sculpture - 39 x 42 x 31 cm Sculpture - 15.4 x 16.5 x 12.2 inch

$5,269 $4,742

Photography, Rhinoceros #2, Brad Wilson

Rhinoceros #2

Brad Wilson

Photography - 74 x 58 x 0.1 cm Photography - 29.1 x 22.8 x 0 inch

$2,242

Painting, Giraffe, Francky Boy

Giraffe

Francky Boy

Painting - 60 x 80 x 3 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch

$1,626

Sculpture, Fennec, Ronceval

Fennec

Ronceval

Sculpture - 20 x 17 x 17 cm Sculpture - 7.9 x 6.7 x 6.7 inch

$1,513

Painting, Monde 2006 africa, Jaber El Mahjoub

Monde 2006 africa

Jaber El Mahjoub

Painting - 91 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 35.8 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$952

Sculpture, Horse, Arun A.

Horse

Arun A.

Sculpture - 96 x 67 x 46 cm Sculpture - 37.8 x 26.4 x 18.1 inch

$2,691

Painting, Distrait, Fabrice Leito

Distrait

Fabrice Leito

Painting - 80 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$3,812

Sculpture, Le Taureau, Changzheng Zhu

Le Taureau

Changzheng Zhu

Sculpture - 15 x 25 x 13 cm Sculpture - 5.9 x 9.8 x 5.1 inch

$504

Print, Femme au léopard, Rémy Matto

Femme au léopard

Rémy Matto

Print - 40 x 40 x 3 cm Print - 15.7 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

$216

Painting, Charging bull, Ben Koracevic

Charging bull

Ben Koracevic

Painting - 102 x 119.5 x 5 cm Painting - 40.2 x 47 x 2 inch

$14,014

Painting, Aigrettes en Camargue, Lionel le Jeune

Aigrettes en Camargue

Lionel le Jeune

Painting - 33 x 54 x 2 cm Painting - 13 x 21.3 x 0.8 inch

$1,457

Sculpture, Le ren'art, Âme Sauvage

Le ren'art

Âme Sauvage

Sculpture - 25 x 15 x 17 cm Sculpture - 9.8 x 5.9 x 6.7 inch

$280

Sculpture, Le félin, Jean-Paul Jacquet

Le félin

Jean-Paul Jacquet

Sculpture - 40 x 40 x 80 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 15.7 x 31.5 inch

$3,475

Painting, Chouette, Paul Rebeyrolle

Chouette

Paul Rebeyrolle

Painting - 130 x 130 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch

$32,512

Sculpture, Masque 4, Alicia Coste

Masque 4

Alicia Coste

Sculpture - 45.7 x 35.5 x 2 cm Sculpture - 18 x 14 x 0.8 inch

$561

Painting, Freestyle Sloth (Grey ), Truteau

Freestyle Sloth (Grey )

Truteau

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$538

Print, The Aquarium (Hand Finished), Szabolcs Bozó

The Aquarium (Hand Finished)

Szabolcs Bozó

Print - 72.9 x 70.1 x 2 cm Print - 28.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$6,500

Painting, Chasse gardée, Flo Jaouen

Chasse gardée

Flo Jaouen

Painting - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,009

Painting, King Tiger, Paco Roum

King Tiger

Paco Roum

Painting - 100 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$5,555

Print, Untitled, Romain Duris

Untitled

Romain Duris

Print - 44 x 34 cm Print - 17.3 x 13.4 inch

$392

Painting, Tiger, Tiger, Tiger..., Stras Bear

Tiger, Tiger, Tiger...

Stras Bear

Painting - 200 x 150 x 3 cm Painting - 78.7 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch

$24,664

Print, Yuki The Young Yak, Mark Ryden

Yuki The Young Yak

Mark Ryden

Print - 51 x 46 x 1 cm Print - 20.1 x 18.1 x 0.4 inch

$1,657

Painting, Roe Deer, Art Vladi

Roe Deer

Art Vladi

Painting - 80 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$2,130

Painting, Quelques fruits gourmands et amitie?, Youngmi Kim

Quelques fruits gourmands et amitie?

Youngmi Kim

Painting - 50 x 65 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.8 inch

$504

Print, 12, Absurdity Inventor

12

Absurdity Inventor

Print - 70 x 56 cm Print - 27.6 x 22 inch

$538

Sculpture, Guépard, Valerian Sioridzé

Guépard

Valerian Sioridzé

Sculpture - 21 x 42 x 9 cm Sculpture - 8.3 x 16.5 x 3.5 inch

$1,065

Photography, Prendre de la hauteur, Mathieu Pujol

Prendre de la hauteur

Mathieu Pujol

Photography - 50 x 75 x 0.1 cm Photography - 19.7 x 29.5 x 0 inch

$953

Painting, Blue tiger focus, Mosko

Blue tiger focus

Mosko

Painting - 36 x 55 x 4 cm Painting - 14.2 x 21.7 x 1.6 inch

$1,345

Sculpture, Swarovski Panther, Yves & Yulia Pires

Swarovski Panther

Yves & Yulia Pires

Sculpture - 24 x 67 x 16 cm Sculpture - 9.4 x 26.4 x 6.3 inch

$16,817

Print, Biotope, Agnès Thurnauer

Biotope

Agnès Thurnauer

Print - 152.4 x 119.5 cm Print - 60 x 47 inch

$2,242

Print, African Elephant, Ron English

African Elephant

Ron English

Print - 87 x 60.5 cm Print - 34.3 x 23.8 inch

$906

Photography, Terra Incognita - Le Grand Canyon, Guillaume Pépy

Terra Incognita - Le Grand Canyon

Guillaume Pépy

Photography - 70 x 105 cm Photography - 27.6 x 41.3 inch

$1,570

Print, Jaguar du Costa Rica II, N°3/5, Catherine Clare

Jaguar du Costa Rica II, N°3/5

Catherine Clare

Print - 35 x 25 x 0.1 cm Print - 13.8 x 9.8 x 0 inch

$280

Fine Art Drawings, Healing Greenland, Chunja And Animal Friends, Shin Seung-Hun

Healing Greenland, Chunja And Animal Friends

Shin Seung-Hun

Fine Art Drawings - 72 x 77.5 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 28.3 x 30.5 x 0 inch

$1,121

Print, "Encounters" Limited Edition Fine Art Print, Mariah Birsak

"Encounters" Limited Edition Fine Art Print

Mariah Birsak

Print - 80 x 120 cm Print - 31.5 x 47.2 inch

Sold

Print, The masked life, La Robotte

The masked life

La Robotte

Print - 40 x 30 cm Print - 15.7 x 11.8 inch

$84

Painting, The Pursuit Of Mournful Beauty, Olena Mynenko

The Pursuit Of Mournful Beauty

Olena Mynenko

Painting - 60 x 120 x 1 cm Painting - 23.6 x 47.2 x 0.4 inch

$1,233

Print, Siméon, Monkeybird

Siméon

Monkeybird

Print - 70 x 50 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 inch

$392

Print, Vegas bunny, Roy van der Laars

Vegas bunny

Roy van der Laars

Print - 80 x 120 x 3 cm Print - 31.5 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$2,747

Painting, Le roi de la jungle, Serapis

Le roi de la jungle

Serapis

Painting - 145.8 x 89.9 x 3 cm Painting - 57.4 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch

$4,000

Painting, Blue Spider, Barbara Piatti

Blue Spider

Barbara Piatti

Painting - 80 x 80 x 3.5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 1.4 inch

$3,924

Photography, Window to Our Soul, Ejaz Khan

Window to Our Soul

Ejaz Khan

Photography - 83.8 x 124.5 x 2.5 cm Photography - 33 x 49 x 1 inch

$3,600

Photography, Pink or black 03, Camargue, Nathan Soulez-Larivière

Pink or black 03, Camargue

Nathan Soulez-Larivière

Photography - 90 x 60 cm Photography - 35.4 x 23.6 inch

$561

Fine Art Drawings, Crypsis, Angelo Pioppo

Crypsis

Angelo Pioppo

Fine Art Drawings - 30 x 42 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11.8 x 16.5 x 0 inch

$549

Sculpture, roofvogel met vis, Evert den Hartog

roofvogel met vis

Evert den Hartog

Sculpture - 70 x 48 x 60 cm Sculpture - 27.6 x 18.9 x 23.6 inch

$16,536

Painting, Sprouted, Kelly Vivanco

Sprouted

Kelly Vivanco

Painting - 91.4 x 61 cm Painting - 36 x 24 inch

$1,800

Painting, Tanzanie, Franck Maes

Tanzanie

Franck Maes

Painting - 80 x 130 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$3,924

Sculpture, Toro mosaique, Jean Amiel

Toro mosaique

Jean Amiel

Sculpture - 70 x 75 x 70 cm Sculpture - 27.6 x 29.5 x 27.6 inch

$5,381

Photography, Z Portrait, Mital Patel

Z Portrait

Mital Patel

Photography - 124.5 x 101.6 cm Photography - 49 x 40 inch

$3,290

Print, Lecture, Julia Chausson

Lecture

Julia Chausson

Print - 50 x 33 cm Print - 19.7 x 13 inch

$101

Painting, Le caméléon, Ayoka Zahir

Le caméléon

Ayoka Zahir

Painting - 50 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,259

Print, Scientific illustration - vertical distribution of species in the mountain, Tekla Aleksieva

Scientific illustration - vertical distribution of species in the mountain

Tekla Aleksieva

Print - 29.7 x 21 x 0.2 cm Print - 11.7 x 8.3 x 0.1 inch

$62

Fine Art Drawings, Le paon, Agathe David

Le paon

Agathe David

Fine Art Drawings - 100 x 70 x 0.2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$1,457

Print, Wild life 1, Oak Oak

Wild life 1

Oak Oak

Print - 30 x 40 x 0.1 cm Print - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$168

Painting, Girl with a Cat, David Popiashvili

Girl with a Cat

David Popiashvili

Painting - 43 x 30.5 x 4 cm Painting - 16.9 x 12 x 1.6 inch

$1,600

Print, Habiter un corps 1, Céline Parmentier

Habiter un corps 1

Céline Parmentier

Print - 40 x 30 x 0.1 cm Print - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0 inch

$224

Print, Mama Leone, Sara Conti

Mama Leone

Sara Conti

Print - 90 x 110 x 1 cm Print - 35.4 x 43.3 x 0.4 inch

$897

Painting, Circulation Alternée, Docteur Bergman

Circulation Alternée

Docteur Bergman

Painting - 50 x 61 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 24 x 0.8 inch

$561

Print, Politics, Zedsy

Politics

Zedsy

Print - 50 x 70 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 inch

$1,500

Print, Corrida, Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni

Corrida

Riccardo Tommasi Ferroni

Print - 50 x 70 x 0.2 cm Print - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$841

Print, Il Barocciaio, Arturo Checchi

Il Barocciaio

Arturo Checchi

Print - 35.7 x 50.7 x 0.2 cm Print - 14.1 x 20 x 0.1 inch

$841

Sculpture, At the water's edge / A fleur d'eau, Sylvie Gaudissart

At the water's edge / A fleur d'eau

Sylvie Gaudissart

Sculpture - 10.5 x 30 x 10 cm Sculpture - 4.1 x 11.8 x 3.9 inch

$2,186

Fine Art Drawings, Femme cheval, Caroline Crozat

Femme cheval

Caroline Crozat

Fine Art Drawings - 100 x 65 x 0.5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 39.4 x 25.6 x 0.2 inch

$1,570

Print, Le lion et le rat, Pascal Astier

Le lion et le rat

Pascal Astier

Print - 42 x 30 x 3 cm Print - 16.5 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$112

Painting, The king of kings, Hristo Gaberov

The king of kings

Hristo Gaberov

Painting - 65 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,289

Painting, Le visage vert, Germain Van der Steen

Le visage vert

Germain Van der Steen

Painting - 63 x 48 x 0.1 cm Painting - 24.8 x 18.9 x 0 inch

$1,345

Fine Art Drawings, Animal fantastique, Germain Van der Steen

Animal fantastique

Germain Van der Steen

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 16 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 6.3 x 0 inch

$953

Painting, Resting by the Green Grass Stream, Liu Ziyu

Resting by the Green Grass Stream

Liu Ziyu

Painting - 53 x 62 x 0.1 cm Painting - 20.9 x 24.4 x 0 inch

$2,018

Painting, Yellowstone Bison, Leslie White

Yellowstone Bison

Leslie White

Painting - 40.6 x 55.9 x 0.3 cm Painting - 16 x 22 x 0.1 inch

$1,500

Painting, You know, i can be blue, or not..., François Nasica

You know, i can be blue, or not...

François Nasica

Painting - 65 x 50 x 0.1 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$1,345

Painting, Snail, Andrei Petkevich

Snail

Andrei Petkevich

Painting - 68.6 x 53.3 x 2.5 cm Painting - 27 x 21 x 1 inch

$1,780

Painting, Portrait of leopard, Pierre-Yves Blasco

Portrait of leopard

Pierre-Yves Blasco

Painting - 80 x 60 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch

$1,345

Painting, Irish Stag, Gavin O'Donoghue

Irish Stag

Gavin O'Donoghue

Painting - 80 x 59.9 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,599

Painting, Caesar Penguino, Penguino

Caesar Penguino

Penguino

Painting - 20.3 x 30.5 x 0.3 cm Painting - 8 x 12 x 0.1 inch

$561

Painting, Stout coral, Will Eskridge

Stout coral

Will Eskridge

Painting - 45.7 x 61 x 3.8 cm Painting - 18 x 24 x 1.5 inch

$1,300

Fine Art Drawings, Menacée n°05, La Robotte

Menacée n°05

La Robotte

Fine Art Drawings - 70 x 50 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$4,484

Painting, Untitled I, Ronnie Jiang

Untitled I

Ronnie Jiang

Painting - 50 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$897

Sculpture, Remember Atlanta, Wabé

Remember Atlanta

Wabé

Sculpture - 24 x 18 x 15 cm Sculpture - 9.4 x 7.1 x 5.9 inch

$1,906

Print, Owl, Ivar Nordhagen

Owl

Ivar Nordhagen

Print - 63 x 54 cm Print - 24.8 x 21.3 inch

$2,018

Painting, Territoire, Claude André Thibaud

Territoire

Claude André Thibaud

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 1 inch

$2,181

Sculpture, Jague (Le Jaguar), Gite

Jague (Le Jaguar)

Gite

Sculpture - 28 x 60 x 22 cm Sculpture - 11 x 23.6 x 8.7 inch

$1,345

Fine Art Drawings, Lioness, Lenci Marino

Lioness

Lenci Marino

Fine Art Drawings - 36 x 36 x 3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 14.2 x 14.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,345

Painting, La chouette, Jérôme Bouscarat

La chouette

Jérôme Bouscarat

Painting - 55 x 46 x 2 cm Painting - 21.7 x 18.1 x 0.8 inch

$998

Print, Tiger, Rebecca Whitewood

Tiger

Rebecca Whitewood

Print - 30 x 25 x 2 cm Print - 11.8 x 9.8 x 0.8 inch

$2,130

Print, MAYC #6602, 2022, Mutant Ape Yacht Club

MAYC #6602, 2022

Mutant Ape Yacht Club

Print - 18 x 18 cm Print - 7.1 x 7.1 inch

$673

Sculpture, Gorille Dos Argenté, Bernard Rebaudet

Gorille Dos Argenté

Bernard Rebaudet

Sculpture - 24 x 30 x 35 cm Sculpture - 9.4 x 11.8 x 13.8 inch

$8,857

Print, Cheese, Raymond Waydelich

Cheese

Raymond Waydelich

Print - 50 x 66 x 0.5 cm Print - 19.7 x 26 x 0.2 inch

$785

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Mahmoodkhan

Untitled

Mahmoodkhan

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 70 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 27.6 inch

$1,794

Print, Giraffe, Alberto Mastroianni

Giraffe

Alberto Mastroianni

Print - 70 x 28 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 11 x 0 inch

$280

Print, Burning Ink, Satr

Burning Ink

Satr

Print - 75 x 50 cm Print - 29.5 x 19.7 inch

$561

Sculpture, Toro pierre valiente 3/3, Palolo Valdes

Toro pierre valiente 3/3

Palolo Valdes

Sculpture - 65 x 50 x 30 cm Sculpture - 25.6 x 19.7 x 11.8 inch

$19,619

Wild animals

Wild animals, because of their impertinent beauty,  have fascinated humans since the beginning of times. This is not surprising given how closely our evolution is linked to that of other species. If domestic animals have been represented many times in art, wild animals also inhabit artworks. Symbols of power and brutality, or fantasized images of distant lands, the subjects of the animal realm are an endless source of inspiration for artists.

In rock art already, humans painted the fauna that surrounded them. However, it was in Antiquity, from Egypt to Greece, that wild animals began to be represented for a specific purpose. Indeed, the animal figure, sacralised and feared, systematically referred to religions and myths. The Egyptian pantheon and its representations were populated by men with animal heads, and many Greek vases were decorated with the effigy of the Hydra or the Minotaur.

With the advent of Christianity, followed by humanism, animals began to be portrayed as submissive and dominated by man. This symbolism was essential for religious messages. The Middle Ages were particularly fascinated by the figure of the unicorn, a poetic and mythical animal. Gradually, however, the representation became more naturalistic, as Renaissance artists attempted to represent nature as realistically as possible, particularly in drawings and engravings. Wild animals were also omnipresent in hunting and war scenes. Some even played with the limit between realism and imagination,for instance Bosh in his 'Garden of Delights'.

One of the most recurring figure of wildlife in art is undoubtedly the lion. In Baroque art in particular, obsessed with exotic animals, the theme of the savannah came up regularly. European colonial enterprises, and the stories of those who returned from the four corners of the world made artists' imaginations bubble. A master in this field, Rubens painted exotic and grandiose hunting scenes, featuring tigers, hippos or crocodiles...

This Orientalist trend made a comeback in the 19th century, with Delacroix distinguished himself in the representation of wild animals, especially tigers. Later on, symbolists such as Gauguin found in the painting of wild animals a way to express their own vision of reality by creating colourful and fantasized worlds. This paved the way for naive art, the most illustrious representative of which was Henri Rousseau, who used an illustrated book on wild animals found at the Galeries Lafayette to populate his paintings with exotic animals that invited escape.

Contemporary art also draws inspiration from the bestiary very regularly. One can think of National Geographic's famous photographs, now on display in museums all around the world. From a more experimental perspective, there is the example of Chinese artist Chang Lei, who had fun representing a wide variety of wildlife in her piece 'Animal Farm'. Jeff Koons, most famous for his Balloon Dogs,  also made the monkey his trademark. However, at a time when the issue of animal ethics is increasingly present, our relationship with animals is at the heart of moral concerns. Contemporary art is often criticised for its use of dead animals or for suspected abuse. Damien Hirst, in particular, created controversy by exhibiting sculptures presenting dead animals floating in blue formol.

But none of that on Artsper, where wildlife is celebrated, as you will be able to see in our selection!

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