Painting Reproductions of Animals - Page 7

Animal painting is an art form that dates back to the earliest civilizations. Animals have been depicted in art for thousands of years as symbols of power, as pets, or as objects of hunting. The ancient Egyptians were known for their paintings of animals, especially cats, in their tombs and temples. In ancient Greece and Rome, animal paintings were popular as decorations in homes and public spaces. During the Renaissance, artists such as Albrecht Dürer continued the tradition of painting animals, but with greater realism and attention to detail.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, animal painting became increasingly popular in Europe and America as interest in natural history and zoology grew. Artists such as John James Audubon in America and Carl Rungius in Germany, gained recognition for their detailed and scientifically accurate paintings of animals in their natural habitats. The genre of animal portraiture also became popular, with artists creating paintings of people's pets or of livestock as a means of capturing their likenesses.

In the 19th and 20th centuries, animal painting became a genre in its own right, with artists such as Rosa Bonheur, Edwin Landseer creating works that celebrated the beauty and majesty of animals. Today, animal painting continues to be a popular genre, with contemporary artists creating works that are both realistic and abstract, and that explore the relationship between humans and animals.

In the 20th century, modernist artists such as Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and Franz Marc incorporated animals into their cubist, surrealist and expressionist works, often as a way to comment on the human condition or to explore the boundaries between the natural world and the human imagination. Today, animal painting continues to evolve, with artists using a variety of styles and techniques to create works that are both beautiful and thought-provoking.

Overall, animal painting has a rich history that reflects the changing attitudes and values of different cultures and time periods. Whether as symbols of power and prestige, as objects of scientific inquiry, or as subjects of aesthetic contemplation, animals have played a central role in the development of Western art, and continue to inspire and captivate artists and audiences alike.

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Phadianidae. Argusianus Grayli, c.1870/72 by Joseph Wolf | Painting Reproduction
SKU: WOJ-17656
Joseph Wolf
Original Size: 40.6 x 55.2 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Thaumalea Picta (Golden Pheasant), c.1870/72 by Joseph Wolf | Painting Reproduction
SKU: WOJ-17655
Joseph Wolf
Original Size: 45 x 58.1 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Hybrid Pheasant, c.1870/72 by Joseph Wolf | Painting Reproduction

Hybrid Pheasant c.1870/72

Joseph Wolf
Paper Art Print
$62.57
SKU: WOJ-17654
Joseph Wolf
Original Size: 58.4 x 45.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Phasianus Elegans, c.1870/72 by Joseph Wolf | Painting Reproduction
SKU: WOJ-17653
Joseph Wolf
Original Size: 59.6 x 47 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Fem. du Perroquet Aouro-couraou, c.1801/05 by Jacques Barraband | Painting Reproduction
SKU: BRR-17652
Jacques Barraband
Original Size: 30.1 x 25.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Le Guepier Daudin male, 1806 by Jacques Barraband | Painting Reproduction
SKU: BRR-17651
Jacques Barraband
Original Size: 50.8 x 31.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

La Perruche à tête jaune, c.1801/05 by Jacques Barraband | Painting Reproduction
SKU: BRR-17650
Jacques Barraband
Original Size: 33 x 26 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Le grand Oiseau de Paradis, Emeraude, Male, c.1801/06 by Jacques Barraband | Painting Reproduction
SKU: BRR-17649
Jacques Barraband
Original Size: 52 x 33 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Male Cock-of-the Rock, c.1801/06 by Jacques Barraband | Painting Reproduction
SKU: BRR-17648
Jacques Barraband
Original Size: 50.8 x 33 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Pteridophora Alberti, Meyer, c.1875/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17647
John Gould
Original Size: 45.7 x 29.2 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Loxia Curvirostra, Linn, c.1862/73 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17646
John Gould
Original Size: 50.8 x 35.5 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Harpactes Kasumba, c.1850/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction

Harpactes Kasumba c.1850/81

John Gould
Paper Art Print
$46.79
SKU: GOU-17645
John Gould
Original Size: 48.2 x 33 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Astrapia Nigra (Gmelin), c.1875/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17644
John Gould
Original Size: unknown
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Cissa Venatoria, c.1850/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction

Cissa Venatoria c.1850/81

John Gould
Paper Art Print
$46.79
SKU: GOU-17643
John Gould
Original Size: 50.8 x 30.4 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Ramphastos Vitellinus (Illiger), c.1833/35 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17642
John Gould
Original Size: 47.9 x 29.2 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Snowy Owl, c.1832/37 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction

Snowy Owl c.1832/37

John Gould
Paper Art Print
$46.79
SKU: GOU-17641
John Gould
Original Size: 50.8 x 31.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Eagle Owl. Bubo Maximus, c.1832/37 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17640
John Gould
Original Size: 52 x 34.9 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Great Cinereous Owl, c.1832/37 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17639
John Gould
Original Size: 50.4 x 30.4 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Calothorax Heliodori, c.1849/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17638
John Gould
Original Size: 49 x 28 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Menura Superba: Shaw (Lyrebird), c.1837/48 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17637
John Gould
Original Size: 52 x 36.8 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Thaumalea Amherstiae, c.1850/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17636
John Gould
Original Size: 36.2 x 52.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Lophophorus L'Huysi, c.1850/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17635
John Gould
Original Size: 35.5 x 45.7 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Loddigesia Mirabilis, c.1849/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17634
John Gould
Original Size: 47 x 29.8 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

Uranornis Rubra (Daud), c.1875/81 by John Gould | Painting Reproduction
SKU: GOU-17633
John Gould
Original Size: unknown
Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota USA

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