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    • Animal monuments

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    • Birds in art

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    • Coats of arms with animals

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    • Crustaceans in art

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    • Fish in art

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    • Frogs in art

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    • Heraldic beasts

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    • Insects in art

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    • Mammals in art

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    • Animal paintings

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    • Reptiles in art

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    • Spiders in art

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    • Animals on stamps

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    • Toy animals

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    • Adoration of the Shepherds (Caravaggio)

    • Adoration of the Shepherds (Caravaggio)

      The Adoration of the Shepherds is an oil on canvas painting by the Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi, commonly known as Caravaggio. The Adoration of the Shepherds measures 83.07 x 123.62 in. It was commissioned for the Capuchin Franciscans and was painted in Messina for the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli in 1609 j ... Read »


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    • Altgermanische Wisentjagd

    • Altgermanische Wisentjagd, or Altgermanische Büffeljagd, is an outdoor sculpture by Fritz Schaper, installed along Fasanerieallee in the Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany. Coordinates: 52°30′48″N 13°20′55″E / 52.51335°N 13.34851°E / 52.51335; 13.34851 ... Read »


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    • Animal Century

    • Animal Century (Animal Century by Maria Pishvanova) is an art collection with over 200 portraits of dogs, cats and other animals, portrayed in clothes. It was founded in 1989 by the artist Maria Pishvanova. There are portraits of more than 100 breeds of dogs and cats in the collection. The collection was started w ... Read »


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    • Animal style

    • Animal style art is an approach to decoration found from China to Northern Europe in the early Iron Age, and the barbarian art of the Migration Period, characterized by its emphasis on animal motifs. The zoomorphic style of decoration was used to decorate small objects by warrior-herdsmen, whose economy was based entir ... Read »


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    • Animal Wall

    • Animal Wall

      The Animal Wall (Welsh: Mur Anifeiliaid) is a sculptured wall depicting 15 animals in the Castle Quarter of the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. It is a Grade I listed structure. The Animal Wall was designed by William Burges in 1866, but it was not built until 1890, after Burges's death in 1881. The work of the res ... Read »


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    • Animals in Christian art

    • In Christian art, animal forms have at times occupied a place of importance. With the Renaissance, animals were nearly banished, except as an accessory to the human figure. Modern Christian art only revives symbols and decoration. In the early days of Latin and Byzantine Christianity, as well as in the period of its f ... Read »


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    • Bixi (mythology)

    • Bixi (mythology)

      Bixi or Bi Xi (Wade–Giles: Pi-hsi), is a figure from Chinese mythology. One of the 9 sons of the Dragon King, he is depicted as a dragon with the shell of a turtle. Stone sculptures of Bixi have been used in Chinese culture for centuries as a decorative plinth for commemorative steles and tablets, particularly in ... Read »


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    • Chimera of Arezzo

    • Chimera of Arezzo

      The bronze "Chimera of Arezzo" is one of the best known examples of the art of the Etruscans. It was found in Arezzo, an ancient Etruscan and Roman city in Tuscany, in 1553 and was quickly claimed for the collection of the Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo I, who placed it publicly in the Palazzo Vecchio, and placed ... Read »


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    • Confronted animals

    • Confronted animals, or confronted-animal as an adjective, where two animals face each other in a symmetrical pose, is an ancient bilateral motif in art and artifacts studied in archaeology and art history. The "anti-confronted animals" is the opposing motif, with the animals back to back. Bilateral symmetry is a domin ... Read »


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    • Curl-up

    • Curl-up

      Curl-up or Wentelteefje (original Dutch title) is a lithograph print by M. C. Escher, first printed in November 1951. This is the only work by Escher consisting largely of text. The text, which is written in Dutch, describes an imaginary species called Pedalternorotandomovens centroculatus articulosus, also known as ... Read »


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    • Devonshire Hunting Tapestries

    • The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries are a group of four magnificent Flemish tapestries dating from the mid-fifteenth century. These enormous works, each over 3 metres wide, depict men and women in fashionable dress of the early fifteenth century hunting in a forest. The tapestries formerly belonged to the Duke of Devonsh ... Read »


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    • The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife


    • Eberjagd um 1500

    • Eberjagd um 1500 is an outdoor sculpture by Karl Begas, installed at Fasanerieallee in Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany. Coordinates: 52°30′48″N 13°20′55″E / 52.51329°N 13.34868°E / 52.51329; 13.34868 ... Read »


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    • Entry of Christ into Jerusalem (Master of Taüll)


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    • Fontana delle Api

    • Fontana delle Api (Fountain of the Bees) is a fountain located in the Piazza Barberini in Rome where the Via Veneto enters the piazza. It was sculpted by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and completed in April 1644. Fontana delle Api consists of a marble bi-valve shell with three bees of the same material resting on it. The fount ... Read »


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    • Glass animal collectibles

    • Glass animal collectibles are tiny blown glass animal figurines that serve as collectibles. It takes skill to make each individual one and each figurine has a different and unique color. To make glass animals requires a torch kit, a kiln, glass, and rods. Back in the 1860s carousel figurines spread to the United State ... Read »


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    • Hasenhatz zur Rokokozeit

    • Hasenhatz zur Rokokozeit

      Hasenhatz zur Rokokozeit, or Hasenhatz der Rokokozeit, is an outdoor sculpture by Max Baumbach, installed at Fasanerieallee in the Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany. ... Read »


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    • Herkules und der erymantische Eber

    • Herkules und der erymantische Eber

      Herkules und der erymantische Eber is an outdoor sculpture by Louis Tuaillon, located at Lützowplatz in Berlin-Tiergarten, Germany. ... Read »


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    • The Hunt of the Unicorn

    • The Hunt of the Unicorn, or the Unicorn Tapestries, is a series of seven tapestries dating from between 1495 and 1505, now in The Cloisters in New York, probably woven in Brussels or Liège. The tapestries show a group of noblemen and hunters in pursuit of a unicorn. The Hunt for the Unicorn was a common theme in lat ... Read »


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    • King Neptune (statue)

    • King Neptune is a large bronze statue located in Virginia Beach, Virginia and sculpted by Paul DiPasquale. The statue depicts the mythological god Neptune and is located at the entrance of Neptune Park on the Virginia Beach boardwalk on 31st Street. This sculpture weighs 12 tons. and is listed as 24 feet (7.3 m) or ... Read »


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    • List of Whaling Walls

    • This is a list of Whaling Walls, which are large outdoor murals by the artist Robert Wyland, featuring images of life-size gray whales, breaching humpback whales, blue whales, and other sea life. Whaling Walls are created by invitation of the communities, institutions, and building owners of the structures on which the ... Read »


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    • Lobster Trap and Fish Tail

    • Lobster Trap and Fish Tail, a mobile by American artist Alexander Calder, is located at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, New York, United States. It is one of Calder's earliest hanging mobiles and "the first to reveal the basic characteristics of the genre that launched his enormous international reputation a ... Read »


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    • Mammoth spear thrower

    • The Mammoth spear thrower is a spear thrower in the form of a mammoth, discovered at the rock shelter of Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne, France. It is from the late Magdalenian period and around 12,500 years old. It now forms part of the Christy Collection in the British Museum (Palart 551), and is normally on display in ... Read »


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    • Master of Animals

    • The Master of (the) Animals or Lord of the Animals is a motif in ancient art showing a human between and grasping two confronted animals. It is very widespread in the art of the Ancient Near East and Egypt. The figure is normally male, but not always, the animals may be realistic or fantastical, and the figure may have ... Read »


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    • Nautilus (photograph)

    • Nautilus is a black-and-white photograph taken by Edward Weston in 1927 of a single nautilus shell standing on its end against a dark background. It has been called "one of the most famous photographs ever made" and "a benchmark of modernism in the history of photography." In February, 1927, Weston visited the stu ... Read »


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    • The Night of Enitharmon's Joy


    • Nile mosaic of Palestrina

    • The Palestrina Mosaic or Nile mosaic of Palestrina is a late Hellenistic floor mosaic depicting the Nile in its passage from Ethiopia to the Mediterranean. The mosaic was part of a Classical sanctuary-grotto in Palestrina, a town east of Rome, in central Italy. It has a width of 5.85 metres and a height of 4.31 metres ... Read »


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    • Nilotic landscape

    • Nilotic landscape is any artistic representation of landscapes that emulates or is inspired by the Nile river in Egypt. The term was coined to refer primarily to such landscapes created outside of Egypt, especially in the Aegean, though it is occasionally used to refer to scenes of hunting and fishing in Egyptian art. ... Read »


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    • Pazyryk culture

    • The Pazyryk culture is a ScythianIron Age archaeological culture (c. 6th to 3rd centuries BC) identified by excavated artifacts and mummified humans found in the Siberian permafrost, in the Altay Mountains, Kazakhstan and nearby Mongolia. The mummies are buried in long barrows (or kurgans) similar to the tomb mounds of ... Read »


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    • Porcellino

    • Il Porcellino (Italian "piglet") is the local Florentine nickname for the bronze fountain of a boar. The fountain figure was sculpted and cast by Baroque master Pietro Tacca (1577–1640) shortly before 1634, following a marble Italian copy of a Hellenistic marble original, at the time in the Grand Ducal collections ... Read »


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    • Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time

    • Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time

      Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time (or Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of Contemporary Cinema), also known as the Barcelona Sphinx is a 1939 artwork in gouache, pastel and collage on cardboard, by surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. It measures 75 cm x 100 cm ... Read »


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    • Society of Animal Artists

    • The Society of Animal Artists is an international organization for artists who paint, sculpt, or draw animals and wildlife, founded in 1960. The Society of Animal Artists, Inc. (SAA) is "devoted to promoting excellence in the portrayal of the creatures sharing our planet, and to the education of the public through its ... Read »


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    • Soleil dans le ciel de Saint-Paul

    • Soleil dans le ciel de Saint-Paul

      Soleil dans le ciel de Saint-Paul (French for "Sun in the sky of Saint-Paul") is a painting in oil on canvas, 73 × 115.5 cm, created in 1983 by Russian-French artist Marc Chagall. It is held in a private collection. The painting depicts the recognisable view of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, one of the oldest medieval ... Read »


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    • Sundial, Boy with Spider

    • Sundial, Boy With Spider is an outdoor sculpture and functional sundial by American artist Willard Dryden Paddock (1873–1956). It is located within the Oldfields estate on the grounds of the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), in Indianapolis, Indiana. The bronze sculpture, cast by the Gorham Manufacturing Company, ... Read »


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    • The Temptation of St Anthony (Bosch painting)

    • The Temptation of St Anthony (Bosch painting)

      The Temptation of St. Anthony is a painting of disputed authorship, attributed to either Hieronymus Bosch or a follower. It is currently housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid. The work was in the Escorial monastery, although it was not mentioned in inventories; later it was moved to the Prado. It is likely that ... Read »


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    • The Four Continents

    • The Four Continents

      The Four Continents, also known as The Four Rivers of Paradise, is a painting by Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens, made in the 1610s. It depicts the female personifications of four continents (Europe, Asia, Africa and America) sitting with the personifications of their respective major rivers – the Danube, the Gan ... Read »


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    • Viking art

    • Viking art, also known commonly as Norse art, is a term widely accepted for the art of Scandinavia and Viking settlements further afield—particularly in the British Isles and Iceland—during the Viking Age of the 8th-11th centuries CE. Viking art has many design elements in common with Celtic, Germanic, the la ... Read »


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    • Wild Goat Style

    • The Wild Goat Style (variously capitalized and hyphenated) is a modern term describing vase painting produced in the east of Greece, namely the southern and eastern Ionian islands, between c. 650 to 550 BCE. Examples have been found notably at the sites in Chios, at Miletus and in Rhodes. The style owes its name t ... Read »


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    • William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings

    • William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings

      The William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings consists of 477 watercolour botanical drawings of plants and animals of Malacca and Singapore by unknown Chinese (probably Cantonese) artists that were commissioned between 1819 and 1823 by William Farquhar (26 February 1774 – 13 May 1839). The paintings ... Read »


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