Animal

Painting, Banc de poissons #11, David Jehan (B.boss)

Banc de poissons #11

David Jehan (B.boss)

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

$673

Painting, Flamboyance, Sreya Gupta

Flamboyance

Sreya Gupta

Painting - 76.2 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm Painting - 30 x 30 x 1 inch

$1,682

Sculpture, Ours enlacés / Two bears entwined, Sophie Verger

Ours enlacés / Two bears entwined

Sophie Verger

Sculpture - 9.5 x 9.5 x 9 cm Sculpture - 3.7 x 3.7 x 3.5 inch

$1,570

Print, Canard à quatre têtes, François-Xavier Lalanne

Canard à quatre têtes

François-Xavier Lalanne

Print - 34 x 52 x 0.2 cm Print - 13.4 x 20.5 x 0.1 inch

$1,009

Sculpture, 50cm H Tribute Teddy, Naor

50cm H Tribute Teddy

Naor

Sculpture - 50 x 35 x 25 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 13.8 x 9.8 inch

$1,850

Painting, 2 Sheep, Menashe Kadishman

2 Sheep

Menashe Kadishman

Painting - 135 x 115 x 3 cm Painting - 53.1 x 45.3 x 1.2 inch

$9,800

Painting, Léopard, Martin

Léopard

Martin

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

$785

Sculpture, From Hump to Hump, Sophie Verger

From Hump to Hump

Sophie Verger

Sculpture - 59 x 68 x 21 cm Sculpture - 23.2 x 26.8 x 8.3 inch

$9,529 $9,053

Print, Affiche rehaussée, Robert Combas

Affiche rehaussée

Robert Combas

Print - 59.5 x 39.5 x 1 cm Print - 23.4 x 15.6 x 0.4 inch

$2,018

Painting, Europe, Adélaïde Leferme

Europe

Adélaïde Leferme

Painting - 130 x 93 x 4.5 cm Painting - 51.2 x 36.6 x 1.8 inch

$2,130

Design, Middle Stainless Steel Bear Gabriel, Irena Tone

Middle Stainless Steel Bear Gabriel

Irena Tone

Design - 31 x 21 x 21 cm Design - 12.2 x 8.3 x 8.3 inch

$1,345

Painting, Kid with cat, Eulogia Merle

Kid with cat

Eulogia Merle

Painting - 62 x 80 cm Painting - 24.4 x 31.5 inch

$1,751

Sculpture, Stainless Steel Bear Family of 3, Irena Tone

Stainless Steel Bear Family of 3

Irena Tone

Sculpture - 41 x 28 x 28 cm Sculpture - 16.1 x 11 x 11 inch

$2,237

Painting, Dolly, Patrick Moya

Dolly

Patrick Moya

Painting - 20 x 20 x 2 cm Painting - 7.9 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch

$998

Painting, Primordial, BB.Queen

Primordial

BB.Queen

Painting - 30 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,121

Sculpture, Tête de cheval impressionniste oxyde vert, Martín Duque

Tête de cheval impressionniste oxyde vert

Martín Duque

Sculpture - 53 x 21 x 30.5 cm Sculpture - 20.9 x 8.3 x 12 inch

$1,435

Sculpture, Chat Chat, M.Chat

Chat Chat

M.Chat

Sculpture - 30.5 x 36 x 11 cm Sculpture - 12 x 14.2 x 4.3 inch

$1,794

Fine Art Drawings, Chat gourmand, Francine Van Hove

Chat gourmand

Francine Van Hove

Fine Art Drawings - 44 x 85.5 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 17.3 x 33.7 x 0.4 inch

$8,632

Painting, Wink Wink, Akio Harada

Wink Wink

Akio Harada

Painting - 30.5 x 30.5 x 3.8 cm Painting - 12 x 12 x 1.5 inch

$1,345

Sculpture, Crowned Monkey Superman, Diederik Van Apple

Crowned Monkey Superman

Diederik Van Apple

Sculpture - 33 x 17 x 10 cm Sculpture - 13 x 6.7 x 3.9 inch

$841

Painting, Suzon, Véronique Clanet

Suzon

Véronique Clanet

Painting - 41 x 33 x 2 cm Painting - 16.1 x 13 x 0.8 inch

$1,419

Sculpture, Wild Elephant, Vincent Bardou

Wild Elephant

Vincent Bardou

Sculpture - 26 x 33 x 16 cm Sculpture - 10.2 x 13 x 6.3 inch

$1,457

Sculpture, Blossom & Sky (together), Petra Dorst

Blossom & Sky (together)

Petra Dorst

Sculpture - 9 x 9 x 8 cm Sculpture - 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.1 inch

$1,401

Sculpture, Hubert & Bubu, Idan Zareski

Hubert & Bubu

Idan Zareski

Sculpture - 140 x 73 x 51 cm Sculpture - 55.1 x 28.7 x 20.1 inch

$56,728

Painting, Aviator's Best Friend - animal, dog, fashion, Petro Krykun

Aviator's Best Friend - animal, dog, fashion

Petro Krykun

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

$2,241 $2,130

Painting, Tropical jungle. Red roses and butterflies Original oil painting Wonderful flowers Summer., Lilya Volskaya

Tropical jungle. Red roses and butterflies Original oil painting Wonderful flowers Summer.

Lilya Volskaya

Painting - 90 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,345

Painting, Le chat et le papillon, Vincent Bardou

Le chat et le papillon

Vincent Bardou

Painting - 100 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

$3,139

Painting, What doesn't kill you is dead, Paulina Halasova

What doesn't kill you is dead

Paulina Halasova

Painting - 110 x 85 x 2 cm Painting - 43.3 x 33.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,889

Painting, Origin Story, Ken Garduno

Origin Story

Ken Garduno

Painting - 24 x 28 x 0.1 cm Painting - 9.4 x 11 x 0 inch

$897

Print, Colorful Sheep, Menashe Kadishman

Colorful Sheep

Menashe Kadishman

Print - 70 x 50 x 0.5 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch

$649

Sculpture, Falling Stars Les pids des reves- Tom & Jerry, Alexandre de Poplavsky

Falling Stars Les pids des reves- Tom & Jerry

Alexandre de Poplavsky

Sculpture - 56 x 30 x 40 cm Sculpture - 22 x 11.8 x 15.7 inch

$20,180

Painting, Grandes vacances, Youngmi Kim

Grandes vacances

Youngmi Kim

Painting - 54 x 73 x 2.5 cm Painting - 21.3 x 28.7 x 1 inch

$650

Print, Love is the Answer (Einstein), Mr Brainwash

Love is the Answer (Einstein)

Mr Brainwash

Print - 76.2 x 56 x 0.1 cm Print - 30 x 22 x 0 inch

$4,484

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Miss Van

Untitled

Miss Van

Fine Art Drawings - 15 x 13 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 5.9 x 5.1 x 0 inch

$673

Painting, Stand Out Birds, Kev Munday

Stand Out Birds

Kev Munday

Painting - 60 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$1,794

Painting, Cavalier, Claude Weisbuch

Cavalier

Claude Weisbuch

Painting - 33 x 41 x 2.5 cm Painting - 13 x 16.1 x 1 inch

$3,083

Sculpture, Owl, Dávid Máriássy

Owl

Dávid Máriássy

Sculpture - 37 x 26 x 1 cm Sculpture - 14.6 x 10.2 x 0.4 inch

$936

Painting, Cerisiers blancs, Jeong Min Lee

Cerisiers blancs

Jeong Min Lee

Painting - 114 x 146 x 2 cm Painting - 44.9 x 57.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,570

Print, Rat n°5 Epreuve d'artiste, Blek Le Rat

Rat n°5 Epreuve d'artiste

Blek Le Rat

Print - 31 x 23 x 0.1 cm Print - 12.2 x 9.1 x 0 inch

$5,325

Painting, Cocoon of Comfort, The Joy Series: A Journey to Inner Happiness original artwork, Tetiana Pchelnykova

Cocoon of Comfort, The Joy Series: A Journey to Inner Happiness original artwork

Tetiana Pchelnykova

Painting - 90 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 35.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,368

Painting, Ancêtre 1, Louis Vairel

Ancêtre 1

Louis Vairel

Painting - 60 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,457

Painting, Cats and Mountains, Maya Abashidze

Cats and Mountains

Maya Abashidze

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

$2,579

Painting, My Way, Lee Yu Min

My Way

Lee Yu Min

Painting - 26 x 30 x 3 cm Painting - 10.2 x 11.8 x 1.2 inch

$729

Print, Untitled, Leonor Fini

Untitled

Leonor Fini

Print - 32 x 24 x 0.1 cm Print - 12.6 x 9.4 x 0 inch

$673

Fine Art Drawings, Pavone, Lucio Forte

Pavone

Lucio Forte

Fine Art Drawings - 24 x 15 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 9.4 x 5.9 x 0 inch

$112

Painting, Un autre regard #1, L'Insecte

Un autre regard #1

L'Insecte

Painting - 47 x 32.5 x 2 cm Painting - 18.5 x 12.8 x 0.8 inch

$1,345

Painting, A Bird out of Merlin's Ear, Christopher Rainham

A Bird out of Merlin's Ear

Christopher Rainham

Painting - 80 x 80 x 5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 2 inch

$2,386

Sculpture, The Summertime Butterflies Of Love, Yasna Godovanik

The Summertime Butterflies Of Love

Yasna Godovanik

Sculpture - 58 x 76 x 20 cm Sculpture - 22.8 x 29.9 x 7.9 inch

$2,803

Fine Art Drawings, Etude, Franciszek Starowieyski

Etude

Franciszek Starowieyski

Fine Art Drawings - 21 x 30 x 0.2 cm Fine Art Drawings - 8.3 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$673

Sculpture, Relaxing Dog, Viktor Zuk

Relaxing Dog

Viktor Zuk

Sculpture - 6 x 16 x 8 cm Sculpture - 2.4 x 6.3 x 3.1 inch

$223 $202

Painting, Hawaii Fish Cave, Olga Nikitina

Hawaii Fish Cave

Olga Nikitina

Painting - 60 x 85 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 33.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,794

Sculpture, Hope Dog, MrHope

Hope Dog

MrHope

Sculpture - 13 x 11 x 8 cm Sculpture - 5.1 x 4.3 x 3.1 inch

$78 $71

Sculpture, Wild Kong tagged, Richard Orlinski

Wild Kong tagged

Richard Orlinski

Sculpture - 37 x 29 x 16 cm Sculpture - 14.6 x 11.4 x 6.3 inch

$14,014

Sculpture, Abstract shark XXL, Ghost Art

Abstract shark XXL

Ghost Art

Sculpture - 90 x 280 x 160 cm Sculpture - 35.4 x 110.2 x 63 inch

$19,619

Painting, Aerodynamic, Stom500

Aerodynamic

Stom500

Painting - 120 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$5,493

Painting, Drôle d'animal (1), Théo Le Franc

Drôle d'animal (1)

Théo Le Franc

Painting - 81 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 31.9 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,221

Painting, War, Mykola Mamchur

War

Mykola Mamchur

Painting - 60 x 50 x 0.5 cm Painting - 23.6 x 19.7 x 0.2 inch

$1,682

Sculpture, Fan Fan ambre, Bernard Rives

Fan Fan ambre

Bernard Rives

Sculpture - 38 x 22 x 8 cm Sculpture - 15 x 8.7 x 3.1 inch

$1,457

Sculpture, Le Patriarche N°1, Michel Bassompierre

Le Patriarche N°1

Michel Bassompierre

Sculpture - 12 x 13 x 11 cm Sculpture - 4.7 x 5.1 x 4.3 inch

$4,036

Sculpture, L'oiseau qui rêve de Mer - Miniature 1, Pauline Couble

L'oiseau qui rêve de Mer - Miniature 1

Pauline Couble

Sculpture - 11.5 x 7.5 x 14.5 cm Sculpture - 4.5 x 3 x 5.7 inch

$561

Sculpture, Multi colored, Elodie Dengreville

Multi colored

Elodie Dengreville

Sculpture - 22 x 12 x 12 cm Sculpture - 8.7 x 4.7 x 4.7 inch

$897

Sculpture, Vegas pop art black fashion, Christophe Comerro

Vegas pop art black fashion

Christophe Comerro

Sculpture - 41 x 30 x 45 cm Sculpture - 16.1 x 11.8 x 17.7 inch

$1,323

Fine Art Drawings, Scène de corrida, Yves Brayer

Scène de corrida

Yves Brayer

Fine Art Drawings - 23 x 32 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 9.1 x 12.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,457

Painting, Bruant, Sophie Carrier

Bruant

Sophie Carrier

Painting - 76 x 76 x 4 cm Painting - 29.9 x 29.9 x 1.6 inch

$1,794

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, Majestic Companions, Shahen Aleksandryan

Majestic Companions

Shahen Aleksandryan

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,300

Painting, Lazy Sunday, Leo Ray

Lazy Sunday

Leo Ray

Painting - 35 x 50 x 2.5 cm Painting - 13.8 x 19.7 x 1 inch

$1,400

Painting, Woman with a Dog, Ladislav Majoroši

Woman with a Dog

Ladislav Majoroši

Painting - 69.5 x 61.5 x 0.5 cm Painting - 27.4 x 24.2 x 0.2 inch

$4,126

Print, Paulette, François Bard

Paulette

François Bard

Print - 86.5 x 70 x 1 cm Print - 34.1 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch

$1,233

Painting, Blue Dog, Lee Kaplan

Blue Dog

Lee Kaplan

Painting - 113 x 168 x 2.5 cm Painting - 44.5 x 66.1 x 1 inch

$12,000

Painting, Chas de Seigle, Chanoir

Chas de Seigle

Chanoir

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

$19,059

Painting, Silent Conversations, Idorenyin Umana

Silent Conversations

Idorenyin Umana

Painting - 91.4 x 91.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 36 x 36 x 1 inch

$1,950 $1,755

Painting, L'envole I - préchauffage, Patricia Dubois

L'envole I - préchauffage

Patricia Dubois

Painting - 93 x 70 x 3.5 cm Painting - 36.6 x 27.6 x 1.4 inch

$2,466

Painting, Untitled, Luis Fernández

Untitled

Luis Fernández

Painting - 75 x 75 cm Painting - 29.5 x 29.5 inch

$3,924

Sculpture, El toro crok-crok, Patopalomo

El toro crok-crok

Patopalomo

Sculpture - 30 x 47 x 17 cm Sculpture - 11.8 x 18.5 x 6.7 inch

$1,009

Painting, I'm a Unicorn !, Otist

I'm a Unicorn !

Otist

Painting - 92 x 73 x 0.1 cm Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 0 inch

$1,794

Painting, The Guard, Alexander Levich

The Guard

Alexander Levich

Painting - 20 x 30 x 3.5 cm Painting - 7.9 x 11.8 x 1.4 inch

$841

Painting, Coeur charbon, Magdalena Lamri

Coeur charbon

Magdalena Lamri

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

$1,614

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

Painting, Sole Sisters Coco, Dianna Bonder

Sole Sisters Coco

Dianna Bonder

Painting - 61 x 46 x 4 cm Painting - 24 x 18.1 x 1.6 inch

$908

Painting, Blue Tiger, La Robotte

Blue Tiger

La Robotte

Painting - 50 x 50 x 1 cm Painting - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch

$729

Photography, Inachis Io– Imago., Erika Harrsch

Inachis Io– Imago.

Erika Harrsch

Photography - 40 x 46 x 6 cm Photography - 15.7 x 18.1 x 2.4 inch

$4,500

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, Chat, C215

Chat

C215

Painting - 33 x 43 x 0.1 cm Painting - 13 x 16.9 x 0 inch

$3,363

Sculpture, Elf and the dancing bear, Markus Lüpertz

Elf and the dancing bear

Markus Lüpertz

Sculpture - 45 x 20 x 20 cm Sculpture - 17.7 x 7.9 x 7.9 inch

$21,301

Painting, Oiseaux, Bonnie Spoon

Oiseaux

Bonnie Spoon

Painting - 80 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$897

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

Painting, Le Cheval Lunaire, José Pirès

Le Cheval Lunaire

José Pirès

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

$1,670

Print, Don Quichotte, Gérard Garouste

Don Quichotte

Gérard Garouste

Print - 57.5 x 79.5 cm Print - 22.6 x 31.3 inch

$897 $807

Painting, Nostalgic Horse Toys, Abgar Khachatryan

Nostalgic Horse Toys

Abgar Khachatryan

Painting - 70 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$750

Design, Butterfly Red, Fred Meurice

Butterfly Red

Fred Meurice

Design - 40 x 40 x 1 cm Design - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch

$779

Sculpture, Singes Sagesse Ho My God, Miko-R

Singes Sagesse Ho My God

Miko-R

Sculpture - 60 x 30 x 15 cm Sculpture - 23.6 x 11.8 x 5.9 inch

$2,466

Animal

Animals are often featured in news, sometimes in heartwarming tales of human and animal companionship and other times in heartbreaking stories of illegal trade and endangered species. Animals are even present in social sciences, especially thank to  ethology (behavioural sciences of animals in their natural habitat). They have fascinated philosophers from Antiquity all the way through to today and they are even present in the medical realm, as the benefits of animal-assisted therapies have been scientifically proven. 

The relationship between humans and animals is also taken into account in the politics, most notably when debating topics related to ecology, the protection of ecosystems and sustainable development. Thus, animals might be seen as a crucial indicator of humanity's concerns. 

As well in these many sectors, animals are also very much present in the arts. A number of art museums have decided exhibitions to animals including the Cluny Museum in Paris and MoMA PS1 in New York. Whether simply a humble spectator in an 18th century painting or the central subject of a Courbet painting, animals are present throughout the history of art. From symbolic, to esthetic, to abstract, to animal drawings meant to simply record their appearance...all these representations have played a role in influencing artists and also how we characterise and think of individual animals.

Each civilisation has represented the animal on multiples supports (mosaics, metal, stone, bones, etc.) as seen on the Nerja cave wall paintings in Andalusia discovered in 1925. Animal iconography has had multiple purposes, varying according to the era and place. Bats, for example, are often used to represent death, fear or superstition in Western art, whereas the Chinese see them as a sign of happiness. The omnipresence of animals within cultures across the globe is probably down to the similarities between men and animal, a source of both fascination and fear. 

In this selection, Artsper helps you to discover the beauty of the animal kingdom, its diversity, strength and fragility. Artists depict animals in a huge range of mediums: sculpture, painting, photographs, and drawings. Contemporary artists bring an original and poetic vision to their representations of the animals with whom we share our world.

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