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Animal Sculpture for Sale

Wild Kong, bleu Mauritius, Richard Orlinski

Wild Kong, bleu Mauritius

Richard Orlinski

Sculpture - 30 x 23 x 12 cm

$4,919

Long skull, Angela Gomes

Long skull

Angela Gomes

Sculpture - 120 x 45 x 18 cm

$3,913

King Kong, Yaniv Edery

King Kong

Yaniv Edery

Sculpture - 70 x 70 x 60 cm

$77,700

Tête de léopard grognant, Patrick Villas

Tête de léopard grognant

Patrick Villas

Sculpture - 16.5 x 8 x 8 cm

$3,130

Dinosaure  basquiat, PyB

Dinosaure basquiat

PyB

Sculpture - 27 x 24 x 6 cm

$279

Golden snake, Cobelentsz

Golden snake

Cobelentsz

Sculpture - 29 x 39 x 7 cm

$3,857

Vegas pop art Dior, Christophe Comerro

Vegas pop art Dior

Christophe Comerro

Sculpture - 41 x 30 x 45 cm

$1,319

Vanité (Crâne aux papillons), Philippe Pasqua

Vanité (Crâne aux papillons)

Philippe Pasqua

Sculpture - 25 x 25 x 20 cm

$27,949

Artist Fox, Viktor Zuk

Artist Fox

Viktor Zuk

Sculpture - 21 x 13.5 x 15 cm

$324

Tête de cheval impressionniste, Martín Duque

Tête de cheval impressionniste

Martín Duque

Sculpture - 53 x 21 x 30.5 cm

$1,431

Mouvance, Karine Payette

Mouvance

Karine Payette

Sculpture - 20.3 x 33 x 20.3 cm

$3,130

Cheval au trot en métal recyclé, Hassan Laamirat

Cheval au trot en métal recyclé

Hassan Laamirat

Sculpture - 230 x 110 x 330 cm

$2,884

Munny Cameleon, Onemizer

Munny Cameleon

Onemizer

Sculpture - 45 x 40 x 30 cm

$5,031

Baudroie, Quiberon-

Baudroie

Quiberon-

Sculpture - 44 x 80 x 15 cm

$3,354

Turtle Porsche, Diederik Van Apple

Turtle Porsche

Diederik Van Apple

Sculpture - 25 x 40 x 25 cm

$1,789

Yellow blue, Elodie Dengreville

Yellow blue

Elodie Dengreville

Sculpture - 22 x 12 x 12 cm

$771

Little crows, Aurelija Simkute

Little crows

Aurelija Simkute

Sculpture - 30 x 15 x 13 cm

$5,590

Panthère Enigma, Âme Sauvage

Panthère Enigma

Âme Sauvage

Sculpture - 13 x 7 x 41 cm

$503

The lion king, Yuvi Gold

The lion king

Yuvi Gold

Sculpture - 33 x 12.7 x 35 cm

$3,500 $2,975

Basket, Austyn Taylor

Basket

Austyn Taylor

Sculpture - 53 x 29 x 20 cm

$3,500

French bully, Phantom Art

French bully

Phantom Art

Sculpture - 91 x 30 x 110 cm

$3,913

Toro con tornillos, Antonio Martinez Ruiz

Toro con tornillos

Antonio Martinez Ruiz

Sculpture - 58 x 31 x 10 cm

$1,336

Two elephants entwined, Sophie Verger

Two elephants entwined

Sophie Verger

Sculpture - 11 x 12 x 9 cm

$1,901

La jolie souris / The pretty mouse, Boris Tabacoff

La jolie souris / The pretty mouse

Boris Tabacoff

Sculpture - 15 x 20 x 10 cm

$1,397

Ours daru pop art, André Gacko

Ours daru pop art

André Gacko

Sculpture - 45 x 35 x 23 cm

$3,578

Petit panda Trash, Miko-R

Petit panda Trash

Miko-R

Sculpture - 36 x 30 x 30 cm

$2,124

Marabout, Caroline Corbeau

Marabout

Caroline Corbeau

Sculpture - 43 x 31 x 11 cm

$2,571

Hippo 1, Shingi Chatsama

Hippo 1

Shingi Chatsama

Sculpture - 37 x 40 x 32 cm

$2,571 $2,057

Pelican, Zachariah NJOBO

Pelican

Zachariah NJOBO

Sculpture - 70 x 30 x 15 cm

$2,348 $1,878

Petit cheval au trot, Alessandro Montalbano

Petit cheval au trot

Alessandro Montalbano

Sculpture - 21 x 19.5 x 7.5 cm

$3,826

Fish, Edmore Chijumani

Fish

Edmore Chijumani

Sculpture - 28 x 68 x 13 cm

$2,571 $2,057

Moths - Vertical and horizontal, Federico Alibrio

Moths - Vertical and horizontal

Federico Alibrio

Sculpture - 40 x 20 x 4 cm

$196

Hypomnema, Ivan Castiblanco

Hypomnema

Ivan Castiblanco

Sculpture - 79.8 x 79.8 x 47.8 cm

$2,500

Tube, Lucie Poureau

Tube

Lucie Poureau

Sculpture - 76 x 38 x 9 cm

$771 $694

White bird, Isaac Choloka

White bird

Isaac Choloka

Sculpture - 25 x 38 x 18 cm

$894

Petit félin n°5, Ronceval

Petit félin n°5

Ronceval

Sculpture - 8 x 11 x 14 cm

$503

Cloned Penguin with pet bottle (blue metallic), William Sweetlove

Cloned Penguin with pet bottle (blue metallic)

William Sweetlove

Sculpture - 40 x 18 x 19 cm

$6,149

Oceanum avaritia, Cyril Maccioni

Oceanum avaritia

Cyril Maccioni

Sculpture - 28 x 18 x 10 cm

$3,913

Saint George, Stavri Kalinov

Saint George

Stavri Kalinov

Sculpture - 19.5 x 17 x 4 cm

$2,795

Ballon Animals, Set II in matching edition numbers, Jeff Koons

Ballon Animals, Set II in matching edition numbers

Jeff Koons

Sculpture - 39.2 x 34.9 x 20.9 cm

$50,309

Gazelle VII, Pierre Yermia

Gazelle VII

Pierre Yermia

Sculpture - 68 x 35 x 20 cm

$6,037

Gina, Capocci

Gina

Capocci

Sculpture - 42 x 28 x 40 cm

$2,683

Boba Fett, Benjamin Pietri

Boba Fett

Benjamin Pietri

Sculpture - 26 x 19.5 x 5.5 cm

$894

Red taurus, Theo Mackaay

Red taurus

Theo Mackaay

Sculpture - 35 x 18 x 60 cm

$5,031

Le rhino danseur stellaire, Xavier Wttrwulghe

Le rhino danseur stellaire

Xavier Wttrwulghe

Sculpture - 32 x 15 x 15 cm

$1,509

PopArt Bear Sculpture, Koen Betjes

PopArt Bear Sculpture

Koen Betjes

Sculpture - 50 x 26 x 23 cm

$657

Pan Troglodytes, Rodrigo Romero Perez

Pan Troglodytes

Rodrigo Romero Perez

Sculpture - 22 x 20 x 22 cm

$3,354

Chubby, Cévé

Chubby

Cévé

Sculpture - 55 x 16 x 19 cm

$8,385

Blue Rabbit, Nora Blazeviciute

Blue Rabbit

Nora Blazeviciute

Sculpture - 17 x 20 x 12.5 cm

$447

Babolex X Snoop Dogg (Babosnoop), Vincent Faudemer

Babolex X Snoop Dogg (Babosnoop)

Vincent Faudemer

Sculpture - 30 x 18 x 15 cm

$894

Pablo, Marie-Louise Sorbac

Pablo

Marie-Louise Sorbac

Sculpture - 31 x 18 x 25 cm

$7,826

Peki, Serge Van de Put

Peki

Serge Van de Put

Sculpture - 90 x 100 x 40 cm

$7,826

Stymphalian I, Radoslav Maglov

Stymphalian I

Radoslav Maglov

Sculpture - 37 x 27 x 4 cm

$939

Lion bleu klein, Cha

Lion bleu klein

Cha

Sculpture - 21 x 12 x 12 cm

$279

L'Ours Harley, Florent Poujade

L'Ours Harley

Florent Poujade

Sculpture - 33 x 60 x 13 cm

$13,416

Boss dog sculpture, Sanuj Birla

Boss dog sculpture

Sanuj Birla

Sculpture - 50.8 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm

$1,690

Lucien 012, Séverine Bugna

Lucien 012

Séverine Bugna

Sculpture - 36 x 26 x 26 cm

$1,107

Lapin Marchand de Ballons, Pinkhas

Lapin Marchand de Ballons

Pinkhas

Sculpture - 32 x 16 x 14 cm

$1,096

Panda aurore boreal, Domone

Panda aurore boreal

Domone

Sculpture - 62 x 57 x 45 cm

$3,019

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

$2,180

Terriër LV, Ox`s Art

Terriër LV

Ox`s Art

Sculpture - 114 x 80 x 30 cm

$2,068

RoboCat pink, Hiro Ando

RoboCat pink

Hiro Ando

Sculpture - 31 x 25 x 25 cm

$5,590

U Ghjattu, PickWick

U Ghjattu

PickWick

Sculpture - 28 x 20 x 7 cm

$279

Rex and his chair, Willem Botha

Rex and his chair

Willem Botha

Sculpture - 15 x 25 x 20 cm

$3,130

Athéna, Thomas Waroquier

Athéna

Thomas Waroquier

Sculpture - 55 x 18 x 18 cm

$6,484

Pelican, Armand Petersen

Pelican

Armand Petersen

Sculpture - 23.5 x 18.5 x 13 cm

$16,770

Equilibre d'elephants, Philippe Berry

Equilibre d'elephants

Philippe Berry

Sculpture - 122 x 33 x 33 cm

$17,888

Hibou, Olivier Chalmin

Hibou

Olivier Chalmin

Sculpture - 35 x 22 x 19 cm

$3,578

Brame du renne, William Byl

Brame du renne

William Byl

Sculpture - 49 x 49 x 20 cm

$3,298

Tagg cat, Tango

Tagg cat

Tango

Sculpture - 25 x 20 x 10 cm

$224

Claes Oldenburg Geometric mouse, Claes Oldenburg

Claes Oldenburg Geometric mouse

Claes Oldenburg

Sculpture - 44 x 28 x 2 cm

$1,453

Horse Head, Andrew Kazantsev

Horse Head

Andrew Kazantsev

Sculpture - 61 x 25 x 50 cm

$2,795 $2,515

Young koala, Bordalo Bordalo

Young koala

Bordalo Bordalo

Sculpture - 29 x 42.5 x 4 cm

$6,149

Dolphin (S), Eveline Ko

Dolphin (S)

Eveline Ko

Sculpture - 35 x 13 x 30 cm

$974

The horse of Mansion, Dananjaya Edirisinghe

The horse of Mansion

Dananjaya Edirisinghe

Sculpture - 68 x 52 x 21 cm

$1,342

Black panther BBBP alpha - statue résine pop art street art, DED2008

Black panther BBBP alpha - statue résine pop art street art

DED2008

Sculpture - 16 x 50 x 9 cm

$894

1590 Coccodrillo Traghetto Amore, Tobia Ravà

1590 Coccodrillo Traghetto Amore

Tobia Ravà

Sculpture - 24 x 85 x 34 cm

$40,918

City Doggie NY, Art Vladi

City Doggie NY

Art Vladi

Sculpture - 33 x 28 x 16 cm

$1,006

Paradise ibling bling, Herve Guibert

Paradise ibling bling

Herve Guibert

Sculpture - 60 x 180 x 150 cm

$3,354

Black and gold panther, Shan Project

Black and gold panther

Shan Project

Sculpture - 120 x 80 x 70 cm

$13,416 $12,074

Le Bellâtre, Hadrien David

Le Bellâtre

Hadrien David

Sculpture - 47 x 50 x 12 cm

$7,714

Panthère noire, Steve Chaudanson

Panthère noire

Steve Chaudanson

Sculpture - 102.9 x 230 x 62.5 cm

$55,899

Sticking to my post, Poren Huang

Sticking to my post

Poren Huang

Sculpture - 33 x 42 x 53 cm

$28,400

Sauterelle, Artiste Barry

Sauterelle

Artiste Barry

Sculpture - 8 x 9 x 18 cm

$447

Tokwe & Kumbura - Izindlovu, François Vandenberghe

Tokwe & Kumbura - Izindlovu

François Vandenberghe

Sculpture - 23 x 39 x 21 cm

$9,503

L’Ours Pompon édition Yves Klein - Épreuve d'Artiste + édition papier offerte, Yves Klein

L’Ours Pompon édition Yves Klein - Épreuve d'Artiste + édition papier offerte

Yves Klein

Sculpture - 27 x 49 x 19 cm

$13,975

Sweet neon collection gummy bear - Purple, Gabriela Alejandra Rivera

Sweet neon collection gummy bear - Purple

Gabriela Alejandra Rivera

Sculpture - 25 x 12 x 9 cm

$838

Animal Sculpture for Sale

Animal sculpture is a sculptural style in its own right. This specific genre deserves the same recognition as nude, marble, bronze and resin sculptures.

The representation of animals and anthropomorphism has long been a source of inspiration for sculptural creations and yet it was once considered a minor genre in Western European decorative arts. Ironically, animal sculpture was of the utmost importance to Ancient civilizations. Countless ancient Egyptian buildings for example were adorned with animal sculptures, from grandiose representations of felines to Sphinxes. More generally within the visual arts, animals were rarely represented in their own right, and were often depicted accompanying or symbolizing mythological figures or even character traits.

Aside from its mythical representations, animal sculptures were also popular with suzerain states who used monumental bronze sculptures of lions or eagles to symbolise the immensity of their power.

However, it wasn't until 1831 that the sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye finally established animal sculpture as a noble art, thanks to his work "Tiger devouring a Gavial Crocodile" at the Salon de Paris. It was no longer fashionable to depict animals as unreal, mythological creatures in the decorative arts and instead naturalism and realistic representations of animals characterized the sculpture of the period. Ideas about nature's wealth and abundance meant that all creatures deserved to be carefully and meticulously recreated in the closest likeness possible. Mythical animal interpretations were left behind and artists concentrated on capturing the finer details of an animal's fur, muscles or mouth.

A new wave of renowned animal sculptors emerged. Pierre-Jules Mêne, Antoine Aigon and Jean Germain Demay are just a few examples of some of these pioneering artists. Particularly interested in 'exotic' species (snakes, gazelles, elephants, giraffes, hippopotamuses…), they all explored representing the natural world in a variety of different ways.

In the 20th century, realist tendencies gradually faded away and a new group of creative minds began to experiment with animal sculpture as part of the shift towards modern sculpture.

Numerous artists tried their hand at animal sculpture whilst applying new aesthetic criteria which was largely influenced by modern and contemporary art movements: Abstract art, Impressionism, Cubism, Expressionism. Guided by key surrealist influences, which could not have been further removed from the traditional styles of the past century, a new bestiary was created. Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti were among the key figures who helped to reinvent the way artists endeavored to sculpt animals.

In contemporary animal sculpture, radically redefining artistic techniques and the way we represent living beings has taken precedence over realistic proportion sizes and lifelike features. Artists no longer refrain from accentuating a particular body part, removing a limb for example or creating an entirely new hybrid beast. However, many artists are also skilled at creating hyper-realistic animals that seem so real they almost appear to be alive.

To help you get an idea of the latest animal sculptures, take a look at Artsper's collection of sculpted animals, selected from some of the best contemporary art galleries and made by artists including Jaques Dufrane, Raymundo Fabian Melchor and Roxana y Jesus Hernandez.

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What is the most famous animal sculpture?

Some of the most famous animal sculptures in the world are Charging Bull by Arturo di Modica, The Last Three by Gillie and Marc Schattner, and Lions by Edward Kemeys. 

Who is the most famous animal sculptor?

The most famous sculptors who produced animal sculptures include Edward Kemeys, who is credited as being the first animal sculptor (animalier) in America, and Antoine-Louis Barye, a French Romantic sculptor who lived during the late 18th and 19th centuries.

What is Jeff Koons rabbit made of?

Jeff Koons' Rabbit series consists of three stainless steel animal sculptures.