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

$681

Painting, Kid with cat, Eulogia Merle

Kid with cat

Eulogia Merle

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

$1,773

Painting, Tongue Tied, Zena Blackwell

Tongue Tied

Zena Blackwell

Painting - 45 x 40.5 x 3.5 cm Painting - 17.7 x 15.9 x 1.4 inch

$1,486

Painting, Tropical Delight, Sreya Gupta

Tropical Delight

Sreya Gupta

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

$1,543

Painting, G80049228C, Wo$h

G80049228C

Wo$h

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

$1,816

Painting, 2 cats, Hervé Maury

2 cats

Hervé Maury

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

$1,305

Fine Art Drawings, M.Chat n’est pas Juan Gris, M.Chat

M.Chat n’est pas Juan Gris

M.Chat

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 65 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0 inch

$2,156

Painting, Pesce, Alessandra Bisi

Pesce

Alessandra Bisi

Painting - 56 x 76.5 x 0.3 cm Painting - 22 x 30.1 x 0.1 inch

$1,702

Painting, Perroquet, Martin

Perroquet

Martin

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

$794

Design, Keith Haring V6 1000%, Bearbrick

Keith Haring V6 1000%

Bearbrick

Design - 72 x 25.5 x 25 cm Design - 28.3 x 10 x 9.8 inch

$1,248

Sculpture, Banksy Gorilla turtle silver, Diederik Van Apple

Banksy Gorilla turtle silver

Diederik Van Apple

Sculpture - 25 x 25 x 40 cm Sculpture - 9.8 x 9.8 x 15.7 inch

$1,248

Sculpture, Middle Stainless Steel Bear Ross, Irena Tone

Middle Stainless Steel Bear Ross

Irena Tone

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

$851

Sculpture, 40cm CH Tribute, Teddy Bear, Naor

40cm CH Tribute, Teddy Bear

Naor

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

$1,021

Painting, Playful Companionship, Armen Vahramyan

Playful Companionship

Armen Vahramyan

Painting - 40 x 40 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,050

Fine Art Drawings, Triptych From The Love of Andy series, Manuel Santelices

Triptych From The Love of Andy series

Manuel Santelices

Fine Art Drawings - 30.5 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 12 x 9 x 0.1 inch

$900

Sculpture, Couple de rhinocéros, Philippe Pasqua

Couple de rhinocéros

Philippe Pasqua

Sculpture - 70 x 100 x 30 cm Sculpture - 27.6 x 39.4 x 11.8 inch

$79,444

Painting, Raven, Alice de Miramon

Raven

Alice de Miramon

Painting - 40 x 30 x 0.3 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$965

Painting, Animal Painting #018-1632, Les Thomas

Animal Painting #018-1632

Les Thomas

Painting - 31 x 31 x 4 cm Painting - 12.2 x 12.2 x 1.6 inch

$1,543

Print, Mars, M.Chat

Mars

M.Chat

Print - 76.5 x 56 x 0.1 cm Print - 30.1 x 22 x 0 inch

$590

Painting, Le petit chaperon rouge, Mugen

Le petit chaperon rouge

Mugen

Painting - 72 x 54 x 3 cm Painting - 28.3 x 21.3 x 1.2 inch

$1,090

Painting, Throughthe looking glass. 3D Painting, Lana Ritter

Throughthe looking glass. 3D Painting

Lana Ritter

Painting - 65 x 55 x 5 cm Painting - 25.6 x 21.7 x 2 inch

$965

Fine Art Drawings, Creatures of the sea, Konstantinos Papaioannou

Creatures of the sea

Konstantinos Papaioannou

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

$1,475

Painting, Colette, Laurence Chouzenoux

Colette

Laurence Chouzenoux

Painting - 29 x 23 x 1 cm Painting - 11.4 x 9.1 x 0.4 inch

$2,156

Painting, Zayn, Ahmed Art

Zayn

Ahmed Art

Painting - 30 x 30 x 0.5 cm Painting - 11.8 x 11.8 x 0.2 inch

$670

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

$1,589

Painting, La rencontre, Richard Saint-Amans

La rencontre

Richard Saint-Amans

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,702

Fine Art Drawings, Black Sheep 16 23, Eulogia Merle

Black Sheep 16 23

Eulogia Merle

Fine Art Drawings - 50 x 35 cm Fine Art Drawings - 19.7 x 13.8 inch

$511

Painting, Candies from the Book of Life, Claudiu Mladin

Candies from the Book of Life

Claudiu Mladin

Painting - 85 x 65 x 5 cm Painting - 33.5 x 25.6 x 2 inch

$2,026

Fine Art Drawings, Sea Sponge, Despa Hondros

Sea Sponge

Despa Hondros

Fine Art Drawings - 77 x 56 x 0.1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 30.3 x 22 x 0 inch

$1,135

Painting, 3 Sheep, Menashe Kadishman

3 Sheep

Menashe Kadishman

Painting - 100 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$8,600

Sculpture, Glorious Owl Glory, Inav A. Panov

Glorious Owl Glory

Inav A. Panov

Sculpture - 45 x 13 x 14 cm Sculpture - 17.7 x 5.1 x 5.5 inch

$897

Painting, Felix Chat Bleu, C215

Felix Chat Bleu

C215

Painting - 55 x 43 x 2 cm Painting - 21.7 x 16.9 x 0.8 inch

$3,632

Painting, World of instincts, Serhii Cherniakovskyi

World of instincts

Serhii Cherniakovskyi

Painting - 100 x 150 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch

$5,000

Sculpture, Watch Dog, Jorg Ridderbusch

Watch Dog

Jorg Ridderbusch

Sculpture - 80 x 65 x 30 cm Sculpture - 31.5 x 25.6 x 11.8 inch

$2,100

Print, Banana Republic #60, Karl Kox

Banana Republic #60

Karl Kox

Print - 75 x 70 x 0.3 cm Print - 29.5 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$851 $596

Sculpture, Albero e pesci, Antonio Presti

Albero e pesci

Antonio Presti

Sculpture - 50 x 50 x 4 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch

$965

Print, Étude pour les courts de tennis., Valerio Adami

Étude pour les courts de tennis.

Valerio Adami

Print - 26.5 x 56.5 x 0.5 cm Print - 10.4 x 22.2 x 0.2 inch

$454

Sculpture, Terriër LV, Ox`s Art

Terriër LV

Ox`s Art

Sculpture - 114 x 80 x 30 cm Sculpture - 44.9 x 31.5 x 11.8 inch

$2,100

Print, Banana Republic #77 (Oeuvre unique), Karl Kox

Banana Republic #77 (Oeuvre unique)

Karl Kox

Print - 75 x 70 x 0.3 cm Print - 29.5 x 27.6 x 0.1 inch

$851 $596

Painting, A date, Vacation on the Happy Island serie, Olha Vlasova

A date, Vacation on the Happy Island serie

Olha Vlasova

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

$738 $664

Painting, Scored Green, Hunt Slonem

Scored Green

Hunt Slonem

Painting - 50.8 x 45.7 x 1 cm Painting - 20 x 18 x 0.4 inch

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Painting, Giro tondo, bello il mondo, Antonio Presti

Giro tondo, bello il mondo

Antonio Presti

Painting - 80 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,724

Painting, Aerodynamic, Stom500

Aerodynamic

Stom500

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

$5,561

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

$1,362

Sculpture, Chien en métal recyclé, Hassan Laamirat

Chien en métal recyclé

Hassan Laamirat

Sculpture - 120 x 30 x 120 cm Sculpture - 47.2 x 11.8 x 47.2 inch

$2,009

Painting, Homeland, Rolanda Jongerius

Homeland

Rolanda Jongerius

Painting - 30 x 21 x 3 cm Painting - 11.8 x 8.3 x 1.2 inch

$1,135

Sculpture, Billy, Lolek

Billy

Lolek

Sculpture - 17.5 x 27 x 13 cm Sculpture - 6.9 x 10.6 x 5.1 inch

$3,291

Sculpture, The Playful Rabbit, Viktor Zuk

The Playful Rabbit

Viktor Zuk

Sculpture - 27 x 23 x 11 cm Sculpture - 10.6 x 9.1 x 4.3 inch

$545

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

$2,156

Sculpture, Panthère yeux alu de 110 cm, Richard Orlinski

Panthère yeux alu de 110 cm

Richard Orlinski

Sculpture - 110 x 48 x 22 cm Sculpture - 43.3 x 18.9 x 8.7 inch

$19,180

Painting, The Citrus Tree, Delyafruz Bagirova

The Citrus Tree

Delyafruz Bagirova

Painting - 101 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 39.8 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$2,724

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

$851

Painting, Les récifs coralliens - série Fonds marins, Moniq

Les récifs coralliens - série Fonds marins

Moniq

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

$1,447

Painting, Country Yard, Sergey Khachatryan

Country Yard

Sergey Khachatryan

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

$4,500

Painting, Pink tiger, Mosko

Pink tiger

Mosko

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

$511

Sculpture, Doggy, Max ArtLouis

Doggy

Max ArtLouis

Sculpture - 24 x 14 x 21 cm Sculpture - 9.4 x 5.5 x 8.3 inch

$681

Painting, Dolly, Patrick Moya

Dolly

Patrick Moya

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

$1,010

Print, Untitled, Víctor Mira

Untitled

Víctor Mira

Print - 70 x 49 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 19.3 x 0 inch

$756

Painting, Cache Cache Party, Corinne Pirault

Cache Cache Party

Corinne Pirault

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

$1,929

Painting, More than a thousand words, Elena Lukina

More than a thousand words

Elena Lukina

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch

$1,248

Sculpture, Bird, Maria Gergova

Bird

Maria Gergova

Sculpture - 42 x 34 x 12 cm Sculpture - 16.5 x 13.4 x 4.7 inch

$1,112

Print, Le cirque, Rémi Blanchard

Le cirque

Rémi Blanchard

Print - 100 x 65 x 1.5 cm Print - 39.4 x 25.6 x 0.6 inch

$454

Sculpture, Gacko bear love pop art Porsche, André Gacko

Gacko bear love pop art Porsche

André Gacko

Sculpture - 27 x 26 x 21 cm Sculpture - 10.6 x 10.2 x 8.3 inch

$1,464

Painting, Nuit Chas, Chanoir

Nuit Chas

Chanoir

Painting - 26 x 18 x 0.1 cm Painting - 10.2 x 7.1 x 0 inch

$624

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

$1,021

Painting, Armoiries setoises en visite a la pointe courte, Clôdius Combas

Armoiries setoises en visite a la pointe courte

Clôdius Combas

Painting - 40 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$1,362

Sculpture, Buste de guépard, maquette, Patrick Villas

Buste de guépard, maquette

Patrick Villas

Sculpture - 24.5 x 16 x 10 cm Sculpture - 9.6 x 6.3 x 3.9 inch

$5,675

Sculpture, Shark, XBO Art

Shark

XBO Art

Sculpture - 41 x 12 x 12 cm Sculpture - 16.1 x 4.7 x 4.7 inch

$1,419

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

Painting, Nino et ses amis, Giuseppe Piermatteo

Nino et ses amis

Giuseppe Piermatteo

Painting - 92 x 73 x 2 cm Painting - 36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch

$2,610

Painting, Le Rêve, Pierre-Marie Brisson

Le Rêve

Pierre-Marie Brisson

Painting - 65 x 54 x 3.5 cm Painting - 25.6 x 21.3 x 1.4 inch

$7,944

Painting, Un chien sage, Victorine Follana

Un chien sage

Victorine Follana

Painting - 65 x 50 x 3 cm Painting - 25.6 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch

$1,475

Painting, Bold and Beautiful, Mariah Birsak

Bold and Beautiful

Mariah Birsak

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

$826

Painting, Ptosperity. oil painting, Rakhmet Redzhepov (Ramzi)

Ptosperity. oil painting

Rakhmet Redzhepov (Ramzi)

Painting - 50 x 70 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 27.6 x 0.8 inch

$965

Painting, Désir, Barbara Kieca

Désir

Barbara Kieca

Painting - 70 x 50 x 2.5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 19.7 x 1 inch

$908

Sculpture, La légende du colibri rose dégradé, Marion Cros

La légende du colibri rose dégradé

Marion Cros

Sculpture - 28 x 15 x 15 cm Sculpture - 11 x 5.9 x 5.9 inch

$2,156

Painting, I Got By In Time, Ray Richardson

I Got By In Time

Ray Richardson

Painting - 29 x 29 x 1 cm Painting - 11.4 x 11.4 x 0.4 inch

$2,270

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

$8,739

Painting, Feline Connection, Sargis Zaqaryan

Feline Connection

Sargis Zaqaryan

Painting - 50 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 19.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$450

Painting, Jungle street, Flu

Jungle street

Flu

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

$1,021

Painting, Flamingo 26, Rafal Gadowski

Flamingo 26

Rafal Gadowski

Painting - 100 x 100 x 2.5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 1 inch

$1,816

Sculpture, Panthère 8/8, Sébastien Langloÿs

Panthère 8/8

Sébastien Langloÿs

Sculpture - 12 x 9 x 26 cm Sculpture - 4.7 x 3.5 x 10.2 inch

$3,291

Painting, Hiding Places - series Bunnies (1), Les Panchyshyn

Hiding Places - series Bunnies (1)

Les Panchyshyn

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

$2,497

Painting, A Moment Of Rest, Leo Ray

A Moment Of Rest

Leo Ray

Painting - 30 x 40 x 2.5 cm Painting - 11.8 x 15.7 x 1 inch

$1,150

Sculpture, La guêpe, Edouard Martinet

La guêpe

Edouard Martinet

Sculpture - 43 x 25 x 5 cm Sculpture - 16.9 x 9.8 x 2 inch

$17,024

Painting, Inocencia, Almudena Rodriguez Collazo

Inocencia

Almudena Rodriguez Collazo

Painting - 81 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 31.9 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$4,426

Sculpture, Que reste-t-il ? 7, Sophie Larroche

Que reste-t-il ? 7

Sophie Larroche

Sculpture - 26 x 15 x 12 cm Sculpture - 10.2 x 5.9 x 4.7 inch

$2,951

Painting, Abandoned yard., Giulnara Khabibulina

Abandoned yard.

Giulnara Khabibulina

Painting - 48 x 58 x 0.1 cm Painting - 18.9 x 22.8 x 0 inch

$2,043

Painting, St. Giraffe and the Easter chick, Serge Lecomte

St. Giraffe and the Easter chick

Serge Lecomte

Painting - 101.6 x 83.8 x 1.9 cm Painting - 40 x 33 x 0.75 inch

$2,200

Painting, Family portrait, Stephanie Godann

Family portrait

Stephanie Godann

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

$1,135

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

$57,427

Painting, Si a la vida, Vanessa Linares

Si a la vida

Vanessa Linares

Painting - 150 x 150 x 3.5 cm Painting - 59.1 x 59.1 x 1.4 inch

$2,667

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

$1,475

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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