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Animal Art

Animals have always been present in the visual arts. Already in prehistoric times, cavemen depicted animals in cave paintings. Since then, artists have not ceased to observe animals and to represent them through their art. Animal art constitutes its own genre and continues to inspire artistic creation today. The Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay and other world-class museums offer extensive collections of artworks inspired by animals whether cat paintings, animal photographs, or lion statues. Animals have been a subject favoured by many artists, think of  the Young Hare by Albrecht Dürer, Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog or Salvador Dali’s elephants.

In the past, humans saw nature as abundant, a never ending resource that continually offering new species to discover. Our collective awareness has evolved and today is quite the opposite today: humans have realised that many animal species are threatened and that some have even already disappeared. The 20th century modern and avant-garde art have did not grant much interest to the depiction of animals but it is making a comeback in contemporary art. Ethical and aesthetic criteria often play a role and encourage the artists to think of animals in a number of different ways; one same animal species can be represented in a huge variety of ways, this is what makes animal art so interesting and why if continues to inspire many artists today.

One concept that is often explored in contemporary art is the ambiguous frontier between the human and the animal. The notion of human superiority over animals is increasingly disputed, and some contemporary artists are choosing to blur the line and blend human features with animal ones, showing we are not so different one from the other. This style of art echos current concerns about animal welfare.


The most striking aspect of animal art is the way in which the beauty of the animal and of the artwork itself come together. This collection will speak to art lovers as much as to the animal lovers. Children and adults alike will be enchanted by our animal paintings and photographs. We hope that the diverse contemporary depictions of cats, dogs, horses, birds and exotic animals will help you to appreciate the significance of these creatures in the art world and, more importantly, in tomorrow’s world.

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Our recommendations Capocci, Kangourou, Sculpture

Capocci

Kangourou, 2014
11.8 x 5.9 x 11.8 inch
Sculpture

$1,062

Markus + Indrani, David Bowie and Wolf, Photography

Markus + Indrani

David Bowie and Wolf, 2014
16 x 13 x 1 inch
Photography

$7,673

Vikram Kushwah, Emily and the White Horse, Photography

Vikram Kushwah

Emily and the White Horse, 2012
19.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$791

Antoine Mercusot, Fictions I, Photography

Antoine Mercusot

Fictions I, 2011
31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

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Vikram Kushwah, Snow's Shoes, Photography

Vikram Kushwah

Snow's Shoes, 2014
23.6 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$791

Vivienne Maun, Vultus - La Maternité, Photography

Vivienne Maun

Vultus - La Maternité, 2012
23.6 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,889

Michel Audiard, Petit Rhino , Sculpture

Michel Audiard

Petit Rhino , 2015
7.9 x 16.9 x 4.7 inch
Sculpture

$1,535

Caroline Kannreuther, Limousin Bull III, Painting

Caroline Kannreuther

Limousin Bull III, 2010
33.5 x 39.4 inch
Painting

$3,140

Our recommendations Pascale Barret, A kind of amnesia of the future, video still 01, Photography

Pascale Barret

A kind of amnesia of the future, video still 01, 2015
17.7 x 11.8 inch
Photography

$1,771

Peny Manavi, Reptile 2, Painting

Peny Manavi

Reptile 2, 2015
43.3 x 31.5 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$2,361

Peny Manavi, Mother Nature 4, Painting

Peny Manavi

Mother Nature 4, 2015
35.4 x 35.4 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$2,361

Dan Glasser, Crow, Photography

Dan Glasser

Crow, 2014
29.5 x 25.6 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,714

Our recommendations Michel Audiard, Hommage à Pompon, Sculpture

Michel Audiard

Hommage à Pompon, 2014
9.8 x 19.7 x 6.3 inch
Sculpture

$1,535

Charlotte Champion, Flocon, Sculpture

Charlotte Champion

Flocon, 2015
6.7 x 3.9 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$2,078

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier, Mangouste jaune, Photography

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier

Mangouste jaune, 2012
39.4 x 27.6 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$2,266

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier, White Rhino, Photography

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier

White Rhino, 2010
27.6 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$2,266

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier, Zèbres, Photography

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier

Zèbres, 2008
11.8 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$708

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier, Lion Hochland, Photography

Philippe Alexandre Chevallier

Lion Hochland, 2010
11.8 x 15.7 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$543

Pierre Voituriez, La hase, Sculpture

Pierre Voituriez

La hase, 2015
15.4 x 23.6 x 15.4 inch
Sculpture

$11,214

Corta, Raie manta , Painting

Corta

Raie manta , 2015
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$826

Jacques Dufrane, Animal in motion II, Sculpture

Jacques Dufrane

Animal in motion II, 2016
19.3 x 8.7 x 15.7 inch
Sculpture

$2,597

Jacques Pelissier, Sans titre, Painting

Jacques Pelissier

Sans titre, 1995
54.3 x 44.9 inch
Painting

$2,951

Olivier Courty, Rhinocéros Pop Art, Sculpture

Olivier Courty

Rhinocéros Pop Art, 2015
18.1 x 9.8 x 23.6 inch
Sculpture

$6,965

Magali Lambert, Hybride 13, Drawing

Magali Lambert

Hybride 13, 2015
7.9 x 7.9 inch
Drawing

$236

Clément Reisky, Peau d'elephant, Photography

Clément Reisky

Peau d'elephant, 2013
35.4 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,122

Clément Reisky, Tortue, Photography

Clément Reisky

Tortue, 2013
23.6 x 35.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,000

Giles Daoust, Butterflies, Photography

Giles Daoust

Butterflies, 2013
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,346

Franck Doat, Panda, Print

Franck Doat

Panda, 2016
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Print

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Hipolythée, Incarnation d'un astre solaire, Painting

Hipolythée

Incarnation d'un astre solaire, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Painting

$2,833

Corta, C100 - Requin, Painting

Corta

C100 - Requin, 2015
31.5 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch
Painting

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Mathieu Rousso, The Royal Eagle, Sculpture

Mathieu Rousso

The Royal Eagle, 2015
40.6 x 24.4 x 14.2 inch
Sculpture

$11,096

Tami Bone, Kinfolk, Mythos series, Photography

Tami Bone

Kinfolk, Mythos series, 2014
23.6 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$1,889

Rafal Gadowski, Peacocks 14. Animals, Painting

Rafal Gadowski

Peacocks 14. Animals, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,653

François Rambaud, Singe au cigare, Sculpture

François Rambaud

Singe au cigare, 2014
31.5 x 17.7 x 27.6 inch
Sculpture

$2,597

François Cognet, Série grands singes - 20/5, Painting

François Cognet

Série grands singes - 20/5, 2015
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,833

Rémi Chapeaublanc, Kodas, Photography

Rémi Chapeaublanc

Kodas, 2011
23.6 x 35.4 inch
Photography

$1,334

Julia Christe, Faces, Photography

Julia Christe

Faces, 2011
48.4 x 57.1 inch
Photography

$6,611

Jean Amiel, Poule faisane, Sculpture

Jean Amiel

Poule faisane, 2016
11.8 x 9.8 x 19.7 inch
Sculpture

$1,417

Ladoo Baï, La vache nourricière, Painting

Ladoo Baï

La vache nourricière, 1983
19.7 x 27.6 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$1,417

Harriet Horton, Come Down To Us, Sculpture

Harriet Horton

Come Down To Us, 2015
11 x 11 x 5.1 inch
Sculpture

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Mikolaj Malesza, Take off, Painting

Mikolaj Malesza

Take off, 2015
25.6 x 36.2 inch
Painting

$1,417

Mikolaj Malesza, My Birds Cycle, Painting

Mikolaj Malesza

My Birds Cycle, 2011
7.1 x 9.4 inch
Painting

$354

Gisèle Vacca, Goldwaters, Painting

Gisèle Vacca

Goldwaters, 2016
47.2 x 47.2 inch
Painting

$9,385

Pierre Budet, Hare force, Drawing

Pierre Budet

Hare force, 2015
47.2 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Drawing

$2,951

Carine Manjoo, Deux chients, Painting

Carine Manjoo

Deux chients, 2013
19.7 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Painting

$767

Miko-R, Panda tagué, Sculpture

Miko-R

Panda tagué, 2017
23.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 inch
Sculpture

$3,364

Ada Menotti, Rencontre, Painting

Ada Menotti

Rencontre, 2016
39.4 x 55.1 x 2 inch
Painting

$2,243

Christian Couaillier, Le grand passage, Sculpture

Christian Couaillier

Le grand passage, 2016
11 x 20.9 x 4.7 inch
Sculpture

$7,791

Julien Pebrel, Sulina #4, Photography

Julien Pebrel

Sulina #4, 2013
31.5 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,180

Etienne, Alliance, Sculpture

Etienne

Alliance, 2002
41.3 x 38.6 x 3.1 inch
Sculpture

$25,970

Jane Witheridge, Petit oiseau, Painting

Jane Witheridge

Petit oiseau, 2017
12.6 x 14.6 x 2.8 inch
Painting

$590

Ludovic Isidore, Paysage intérieur, Painting

Ludovic Isidore

Paysage intérieur, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$4,132

Ed Smith, Rights of Spring, Painting

Ed Smith

Rights of Spring, 2015
50 x 50 x 2.8 inch
Painting

$7,319

Ed Smith, Fall For Grace, Painting

Ed Smith

Fall For Grace, 2015
46.1 x 46.1 x 2.8 inch
Painting

$6,965

Evgenia Arbugaeva, Tiksi, Photography

Evgenia Arbugaeva

Tiksi, 2010
18.1 x 28 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$3,659

Michel Duclos, Infinity, Sculpture

Michel Duclos

Infinity, 2017
20.5 x 7.1 x 7.1 inch
Sculpture

$2,951

Patrick Villas, Léopard debout II, Sculpture

Patrick Villas

Léopard debout II, 2015
18.1 x 17.3 x 7.1 inch
Sculpture

$8,263

Patrick Villas, Grande Autruche, Sculpture

Patrick Villas

Grande Autruche, 2003
72.8 x 27.6 x 48 inch
Sculpture

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Magdalena Nalecz, Delights Gardens V, Painting

Magdalena Nalecz

Delights Gardens V, 2017
19.7 x 23.6 inch
Painting

$1,535

Charlotte Champion, Cacatoès, Sculpture

Charlotte Champion

Cacatoès, 2017
69.3 x 9.8 x 11.8 inch
Sculpture

$9,916

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