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Famous Animal Paintings

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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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    A Horse Frightened by a Lion (1770) is a painting by British artist George Stubbs....  more
    • Artist: George Stubbs
    • Genres (Art): Animal Painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    "The World Cow" (1913) is a painting by German Expressionist painter Franz Marc....  more
    • Artist: Franz Marc
    • Subject: Cattle
    • Genres (Art): Animal Painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: German Expressionism
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    A Lion Attacking a Horse (1765) is a painting by British artist George Stubbs...  more
    • Artist: George Stubbs
    • Genres (Art): Animal Painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Allegory of War (c. 1640s) is a painting by Flemish artist Jan Brueghel the Younger....  more
    • Artist: Jan Brueghel the Younger
    • Genres (Art): Allegory, Animal Painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Baroque