Animal Prints For Sale

Discover animal prints for sale. Our collection offers various styles, ranging from pop art, abstract and realism, to surrealist, figurative and impressionistic. You can find animal prints available to buy and rent, made by global artists.

We have many artists who create animal prints. One artist showcasing her work who explores the human-animal relationship is Louise McNaught. Using mixed media in her animal prints, she inspires awe for the natural world by giving her subjects a heavenly quality.

What is striking about her work is how she makes reference to popular cultural symbols like McDonalds and The Matrix’s red and blue pills alongside depictions of animals. Frogs on donuts, beetles on bus tickets and seahorses holding on to plastic straws, Louise’s compositions are thoughtful works of design-led art.

Kristjana S Williams is another design-led animal print artist who’s exotic plants and animals catches and holds the attention of viewers keen to explore her richly detailed work. One of our top 5 viewed artists at Rise Art, Kristjana was born in Iceland and studies graphic design and illustration at Central St Martins. Birds and plants used alongside cityscapes greatly characterises her work.

A Brief Introduction to Animal Prints

Animal prints are sought after artworks collected by animal and art lovers from around the world. Artists not only depict animals because they are beautiful and essential to the natural world, but because they help us reflect on ourselves and the world we’ve created.

The very first animal depictions were found in prehistoric caves. The oldest animal painting was discovered in a cave in Borneo and is thought to be at least 40,000 years old. Anthropologists believe that paintings of animals on cave walls were one of the first forms of entertainment for humans. This is based on the fact they also built fires in the caves. The light from the fires introduced movement into the images and reduced oxygen in the small space, which is said to have induced mild hallucinations when viewing the paintings.

Artists have long been fascinated by birds and fish for their fleeting beauty, as well as pets, woodland and predatory animals for their friendship, threat or mystery. The scientific drive behind depicting animals has had a major influence on how and why artists make animal art – to understand them. Today, environmental concerns are also a motivator for the great many artists working to keep the importance of animal life in our purview.

Famous Animal Prints

Well known for his whimsical animal prints is Belgian artist Thierry Poncelet who created a series of anthropomorphised dog portraits in which he places dogs’ heads on the bodies of aristocrats. Massively reproduced, the prints can be found on t-shirts, mugs and posters and Poncelet is inspired by French painters, literature and Walt Disney.

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      Leviathan VI

      Prints - 78x98cmRent for £ 109/mo

      W is for Whale (letter)

      Prints - 38x37cmRent for £ 32/mo

      Covey of Grouse - Left

      Prints - 60x42cm

      Hildar Fidrilda Kupa

      Prints - 42x59cmRent for £ 42/mo

      Fish Pool

      Prints - 96x56cmRent for £ 140/mo

      YOU DON'T FIND LIGHT BY AVOIDING DARKNESS

      Prints - 48x100cmRent for £ 84/mo

      Morning Dew

      Prints - 42x30cmRent for £ 29/mo

      Young Elephant I

      Prints - 65x91cm

      Love & Light - Red/Mint

      Prints - 90x90cm

      Heppni Hestur Blue

      Prints - 35x30cmRent for £ 36/mo

      Diving Humpback

      Prints - 55x98cm

      Inis - Medium

      Prints - 62x62cmRent for £ 50/mo

      Tantrum Confession

      Prints - 84x83cm

      Bluebird

      Prints - 70x50cmRent for £ 40/mo

      Giraffa Gardur

      Prints - 30x42cmRent for £ 36/mo

      Antler3

      Prints - 76x51cmRent for £ 52/mo

      For a Day Butterfly

      Prints - 70x50cmRent for £ 37/mo

      Presenting the past

      Prints - 81x81cm

      Fidrilda Kupa

      Prints - 59x42cmRent for £ 42/mo

      Wes Anderson's dog - Walthamstow Stadium

      Prints - 68x66cmRent for £ 54/mo

      Love Bug II

      Prints - 119x84cm

      Langi Tagl Audubon (Small)

      Prints - 42x30cmRent for £ 36/mo