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List of the most famous animal painting paintings in the world, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. You might also enjoy famous landscape paintings and times life imitated art. The popular animal painting paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. animal painting is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the animal painting genre. You can find additional information about these well-known paintings by clicking on the names of the pieces.

This list is made up of different items, including A Horse Frightened by a Lion and The Little Blue Horse.

This list answers the questions, "What are examples of animal painting paintings?" and "What are the most famous animal painting paintings?"

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Fox Hunt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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Fox Hunt (1893) is a painting by American artist Winslow Homer. ...more

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Artist: Winslow Homer

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Realism

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Hound Coursing a Stag is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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Hound Coursing a Stag


Hound Coursing a Stag (c. 1762) is a painting by British artist George Stubbs. ...more

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Artist: George Stubbs

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

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Les Dindons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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"Les Dindons" (1877) is a painting by French Impressionist artist Claude Monet. ...more

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Artist: Claude Monet

Subject: Turkey

Genres (Art): Animal Painting, Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Impressionism

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Monkey Frieze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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"Monkey Frieze" (1911) is a painting by German Expressionist painter Franz Marc. ...more

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Artist: Franz Marc

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: German Expressionism

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Morning in a Pine Forest is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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The Morning in a Pine Forest is a painting by Russian artists Ivan Shishkin and Konstantin Savitsky. Savitsky has painted the bears, but the art collector Pavel Tretyakov effaced his signature, stating that "from idea until performance, everything discloses the painting manner and creative method ...more

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Artist: Konstantin Savitsky, Ivan Shishkin

Genres (Art): Animal Painting, Landscape art

Art Form: Painting

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Whistlejacket is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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Whistlejacket


Whistlejacket is an oil-on-canvas painting from about 1762 by the British artist George Stubbs showing the Marquess of Rockingham's racehorse approximately at lifesize, rearing up against a plain background. The canvas is large, lacks any other content except some discreet shadows, and Stubbs has ...more

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Artist: George Stubbs

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

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Peacocks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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"Peacocks" (1683) is a painting by Dutch artist Melchior d'Hondecoeter. ...more

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Artist: Melchior d'Hondecoeter

Subject: Peafowl

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

Period / Movement: Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

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Right and Left is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Animal Paintings
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Right and Left is a 1909 oil on canvas painting by the American artist Winslow Homer. It depicts a pair of Common Goldeneye ducks at the moment they are hit by a hunter's shotgun blast as they attempt to take flight. Completed less than two years before his death, it was Homer's last great painting, ...more

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Artist: Winslow Homer

Subject: Duck, Waterfowl hunting

Genres (Art): Animal Painting

Art Form: Painting

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