Animal

Print, The Horse Lampo, Giorgio de Chirico

The Horse Lampo

Giorgio de Chirico

Print - 48 x 62 x 0.1 cm Print - 18.9 x 24.4 x 0 inch

$1,589

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

Print, The Shepherdess, Menashe Kadishman

The Shepherdess

Menashe Kadishman

Print - 70 x 56 x 0.5 cm Print - 27.6 x 22 x 0.2 inch

$649 $455

Painting, Special Horse, Menashe Kadishman

Special Horse

Menashe Kadishman

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

$3,900

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, Everyday Life - Follow your Dreams, Mr Brainwash

Everyday Life - Follow your Dreams

Mr Brainwash

Painting - 76.2 x 55.9 cm Painting - 30 x 22 inch

$14,186

Painting, C'est l'été, Hervé Maury

C'est l'été

Hervé Maury

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

$1,305

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, Chat Felix, C215

Chat Felix

C215

Painting - 66 x 55 x 2 cm Painting - 26 x 21.7 x 0.8 inch

$4,086

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

Painting, Shiverin' Sharks, Damien Hirst

Shiverin' Sharks

Damien Hirst

Painting - 4.2 x 5 x 0.01 cm Painting - 1.7 x 2 x 0 inch

$1,702

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 $766

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

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

Print, L'entrée en scène, René Magritte

L'entrée en scène

René Magritte

Print - 60 x 45 x 0.1 cm Print - 23.6 x 17.7 x 0 inch

$794

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

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 $531

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

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, 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, Still Life With a Cat, Mateos Sargsyan

Still Life With a Cat

Mateos Sargsyan

Painting - 65 x 48 x 2 cm Painting - 25.6 x 18.9 x 0.8 inch

$1,500

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

Print, Banana Republic #89 (Oeuvre unique), Karl Kox

Banana Republic #89 (Oeuvre unique)

Karl Kox

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

$851

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

$2,043

Painting, Hare 02, Marike Koot

Hare 02

Marike Koot

Painting - 80 x 80 x 1.5 cm Painting - 31.5 x 31.5 x 0.6 inch

$1,532

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

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

Print, Lotus, Ske

Lotus

Ske

Print - 50 x 50 x 0.1 cm Print - 19.7 x 19.7 x 0 inch

$397

Painting, Treasures of the Peacock Garden, Julia Ruf

Treasures of the Peacock Garden

Julia Ruf

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

$1,248

Sculpture, Buste de guépard, Patrick Villas

Buste de guépard

Patrick Villas

Sculpture - 54 x 34 x 26 cm Sculpture - 21.3 x 13.4 x 10.2 inch

$18,159

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

$9,647

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

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

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

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

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

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, Rainbow feathers, Aram Sevoyan

Rainbow feathers

Aram Sevoyan

Painting - 25 x 20 x 2 cm Painting - 9.8 x 7.9 x 0.8 inch

$250

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

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, Soul mates, Julia Ruf

Soul mates

Julia Ruf

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

$681

Painting, Aerodynamic, Stom500

Aerodynamic

Stom500

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

$5,561

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

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

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 $766

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, 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

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, 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

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

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, What did we do, Guillaume Nicolaou

What did we do

Guillaume Nicolaou

Painting - 120 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$1,702

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

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

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, 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, 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

Sculpture, Love, Piece, Viktor Zuk

Love, Piece

Viktor Zuk

Sculpture - 26 x 33 x 11 cm Sculpture - 10.2 x 13 x 4.3 inch

$567

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

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, 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

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, 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 $1,634

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

Sculpture, Rhinocéros mécanique, Hadrien David

Rhinocéros mécanique

Hadrien David

Sculpture - 97 x 54 x 45 cm Sculpture - 38.2 x 21.3 x 17.7 inch

$21,563

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, 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, 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, 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, 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

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

Painting, Jungle J24, J Eleme

Jungle J24

J Eleme

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

$1,021

Sculpture, Der Bär - Gold - The Bear Gold Leaf Edition, Markus Lüpertz

Der Bär - Gold - The Bear Gold Leaf Edition

Markus Lüpertz

Sculpture - 40 x 14 x 11 cm Sculpture - 15.7 x 5.5 x 4.3 inch

$17,024

Sculpture, Tribute to Group Site piccolo, Stefano Bombardieri

Tribute to Group Site piccolo

Stefano Bombardieri

Sculpture - 12 x 31 x 19 cm Sculpture - 4.7 x 12.2 x 7.5 inch

$17,024

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

$2,497

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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