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

$6,105

Painting, Guardian of the Shadows, Tamar Nazaryan

Guardian of the Shadows

Tamar Nazaryan

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

$1,200

Sculpture, Bear with three fishes, Sophie Verger

Bear with three fishes

Sophie Verger

Sculpture - 27 x 15 x 10 cm Sculpture - 10.6 x 5.9 x 3.9 inch

$2,997

Photography, Tiger #7, Brad Wilson

Tiger #7

Brad Wilson

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

$2,220

Painting, Distrait, Fabrice Leito

Distrait

Fabrice Leito

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

$3,774

Print, Sama, Shake

Sama

Shake

Print - 80 x 60 x 0.1 cm Print - 31.5 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$721

Fine Art Drawings, Les Poissons et le Cormoran, Katia Kameli

Les Poissons et le Cormoran

Katia Kameli

Fine Art Drawings - 40 x 31 x 0.3 cm Fine Art Drawings - 15.7 x 12.2 x 0.1 inch

$6,105

Sculpture, Bagheera - étude de panthère assise, Isabelle Carabantes

Bagheera - étude de panthère assise

Isabelle Carabantes

Sculpture - 17 x 16 x 14 cm Sculpture - 6.7 x 6.3 x 5.5 inch

$3,552

Painting, Love conquers all, Guldhart

Love conquers all

Guldhart

Painting - 95 x 75 x 3 cm Painting - 37.4 x 29.5 x 1.2 inch

$1,404

Painting, Portrait of the Jungle King, Artak Galstyan

Portrait of the Jungle King

Artak Galstyan

Painting - 160 x 120 x 2 cm Painting - 63 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch

$4,500

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

$555

Painting, Whispers of Daybreak, Ara Gasparyan

Whispers of Daybreak

Ara Gasparyan

Painting - 35 x 24 x 2 cm Painting - 13.8 x 9.4 x 0.8 inch

$320

Painting, Sonar, Saïr

Sonar

Saïr

Painting - 40 x 30 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 11.8 x 0.8 inch

$888

Sculpture, Little lion blue, Cyril Maccioni

Little lion blue

Cyril Maccioni

Sculpture - 30 x 7 x 4.5 cm Sculpture - 11.8 x 2.8 x 1.8 inch

$3,330

Sculpture, Gre Cocodile, Fernand Greco

Gre Cocodile

Fernand Greco

Sculpture - 11 x 64 x 2 cm Sculpture - 4.3 x 25.2 x 0.8 inch

$1,332

Painting, Ernest, Benjamin David

Ernest

Benjamin David

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

$1,154

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

$5,500

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

Print, 12, Absurdity Inventor

12

Absurdity Inventor

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

$533

Painting, Chouette, Paul Rebeyrolle

Chouette

Paul Rebeyrolle

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

$32,189

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

$2,159

Painting, Transit, Sabine Franek-Koch

Transit

Sabine Franek-Koch

Painting - 44 x 56 cm Painting - 17.3 x 22 inch

$2,775

Photography, Uncharted Speed, Cheraine Collette

Uncharted Speed

Cheraine Collette

Photography - 67 x 100 x 2 cm Photography - 26.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$4,440

Print, Untitled, Romain Duris

Untitled

Romain Duris

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

$388

Sculpture, Baby Lynx, Bordalo

Baby Lynx

Bordalo

Sculpture - 37 x 32 x 4 cm Sculpture - 14.6 x 12.6 x 1.6 inch

$5,550

Print, Lionne orange, Mox

Lionne orange

Mox

Print - 30 x 20 x 0.5 cm Print - 11.8 x 7.9 x 0.2 inch

$44

Painting, Sans titre, Cyprien Tokoudagba

Sans titre

Cyprien Tokoudagba

Painting - 68 x 91 x 1 cm Painting - 26.8 x 35.8 x 0.4 inch

$2,775

Painting, Le bélier mauve, Mario Adornetto

Le bélier mauve

Mario Adornetto

Painting - 76.2 x 76.2 x 5.1 cm Painting - 30 x 30 x 2 inch

$4,700

Print, Hare, Alexis Gorodine

Hare

Alexis Gorodine

Print - 56 x 76 x 0.05 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 x 0 inch

$499

Print, Giant Pandas, Rob Pruitt

Giant Pandas

Rob Pruitt

Print - 76 x 60 cm Print - 29.9 x 23.6 inch

$3,000

Print, Léopard #2, So-Chaps

Léopard #2

So-Chaps

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

$441

Painting, A Falcaroo Named Knievel, Brett Crawford

A Falcaroo Named Knievel

Brett Crawford

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 x 2.54 cm Painting - 40 x 40 x 1 inch

$75,000

Painting, Dans l'fond j'entends pas, Jérôme Rochette

Dans l'fond j'entends pas

Jérôme Rochette

Painting - 101.6 x 101.6 x 3.8 cm Painting - 40 x 40 x 1.5 inch

$3,700

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

$1,608

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

$2,109

Painting, Horse, Lily Art

Horse

Lily Art

Painting - 150 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$15,984

Painting, "Garden l" Painting, Mariah Birsak

"Garden l" Painting

Mariah Birsak

Painting - 150 x 100 x 2 cm Painting - 59.1 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch

$2,109

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

$999

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

$1,332

Fine Art Drawings, Hara, Youssef Boubekeur

Hara

Youssef Boubekeur

Fine Art Drawings - 190 x 130 x 5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 74.8 x 51.2 x 2 inch

$13,875

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

$16,650

Print, Biotope, Agnès Thurnauer

Biotope

Agnès Thurnauer

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

$2,220

Print, African Elephant, Ron English

African Elephant

Ron English

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

$891

Sculpture, Guépard, Valerian Sioridzé

Guépard

Valerian Sioridzé

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

$1,054

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

$1,554

Print, Ultimate Freedom rehaussée, Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Ultimate Freedom rehaussée

Yoann Bonneville (YBA)

Print - 60 x 60 x 0.1 cm Print - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0 inch

$311

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

$477

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

$222

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

$1,110

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

$555

Painting, The king, Phil

The king

Phil

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

$943

Painting, Tendresse, M.Cros

Tendresse

M.Cros

Painting - 130 x 97 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,220

Print, Siméon, Monkeybird

Siméon

Monkeybird

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

$388

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

$2,719

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

$3,885

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

$544

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

$16,372

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

$3,885 $3,553

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

$5,328

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

$61

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

$166

Photography, Z Portrait, Mital Patel

Z Portrait

Mital Patel

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

$3,290

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

Painting, Kenny, Penguino

Kenny

Penguino

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

$888

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

$555

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

$1,332

Print, Politics, Zedsy

Politics

Zedsy

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

$1,500

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

$2,164

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

$1,554

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

$943

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

$888

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

$1,998

Painting, Oro árabe, Eduardo Blanco

Oro árabe

Eduardo Blanco

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

$888

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

$1,332

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

$1,364

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

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

$1,332

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

$888

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

$832

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

$832

Painting, Lion in red, Maudin

Lion in red

Maudin

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

$943 $660

Print, Owl, Ivar Nordhagen

Owl

Ivar Nordhagen

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

$1,998

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

$666

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

$1,332

Fine Art Drawings, Tête à tête - œuvre unique/originale en arche, La Robotte

Tête à tête - œuvre unique/originale en arche

La Robotte

Fine Art Drawings - 200 x 140 x 4 cm Fine Art Drawings - 78.7 x 55.1 x 1.6 inch

$13,320

Print, Tiger, Rebecca Whitewood

Tiger

Rebecca Whitewood

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

$2,109

Fine Art Drawings, Untitled, Mahmoodkhan

Untitled

Mahmoodkhan

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

$1,776

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

$1,221

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

$1,276

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

$8,769

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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