animal drawings, etchings and watercolours

Crab (1495) by Albrecht Dürer

Studies of crabs (15th century) by Leonardo da Vinci

Dead Blue Roller (1500) by Albrecht Dürer

Hare (1502) by Albrecht Dürer

Melancholia I (1514) by Albrecht Dürer

The Rhinoceros (1515) by Albrecht Dürer

Cats, Lions and a Dragon (c. 1517-1518) by Leonardo da Vinci

‘The Battle of the Standard’ during the ‘Battle of Anghiari’ (After Leonardo da Vinci), Peter Paul Rubens, 1550-1603

The Smiling Spider (1887) by Odilon Redon

paintings featuring animals

Saint Jerome in his Study (c. 1475) by Antonello da Messina

Sacra Conversazione with Saints John the Baptist, John the Evangelist, Catherine of Alexandria, and Barbara (1479) by Hans Memling

Nativity (1480s) by Gérard David

Virgin among the Virgins (c. 1500s) by Gérard David

Nativity with Donors and Saints Jerome and Leonard (c. 1505-1510)
by Gérard David

The Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine or The Virgin and Child with Saints and Donors (1505-1510) by Gérard David

Adoration of the Magi (c. 1520) by Gérard David

Venus und Mars surprised by Vulcan (1551-1552) by Tintoretto

Boy Bitten by a Lizard (c. 1594-1596) by Caravaggio

Medusa (1596) by Caravaggio

Equestrian Portrait of the Duke of Lerma (1603) by Peter Paul Rubens

Count-Duke of Olivares on Horseback (c. 1622-1627) by Diego Velázquez

Las Lanzas o La Rendición de Breda (1634-1635) by Diego Velázquez

Las Meninas (1656-1657) by Diego Velázquez

The Nightmare (1781) by Henry Fuseli

Napoleon Crossing the Alps (1800-1805) by Jacques-Louis David

Courbet with a black dog (1842-1844) by Gustave Courbet

After Dinner at Ornans (1849) by Gustave Courbet

A Burial at Ornans (1849-1850) by Gustave Courbet

Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet! (1854) by Gustave Courbet

Grazing Calves (1901-1903) by Piet Mondrian

The Painter’s Studio (1854-1855) by Gustave Courbet

Dead Hare (1891) by Piet Mondrian

Butterflies (1910) by Odilon Redon

The Abolition of Serfdom in Russia (1914) by Alphonse Mucha