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Animal Representation Collection

"Exploring Animal Representation

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Genghis Khan equestrian statue, Erdene, Tov province, Mongolia, Central Asia, Asia

Genghis Khan equestrian statue, Erdene, Tov province, Mongolia, Central Asia, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Wheel of life (wheel of Samsara), Kopan monastery, Bhaktapur, Nepal, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: The Guggenheim, designed by architect Frank Gehry, and Puppy

The Guggenheim, designed by architect Frank Gehry, and Puppy, the dog flower sculpture by Jeff Koons, Bilbao, Basque country, Spain, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: The White Horse of Kilburn, The North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The White Horse of Kilburn, The North Yorkshire Moors, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Lascaux cave painting. Bulls & horses. Copyright: aA Collection Ltd

Lascaux cave painting. Bulls & horses. Copyright: aA Collection Ltd
Lascaux cave painting: bull and horses, France. Avail up to 100MB-call for details

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Painting of St. Martin sharing his coat, St. Gatien Cathedral, Tours, Indre-et-Loire

Painting of St. Martin sharing his coat, St. Gatien Cathedral, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Hungary, Budapest, The Green donkey (Metaphysics), 1924

Hungary, Budapest, The Green donkey (Metaphysics), 1924
Sandor Bortnyik (1893-1976), The Green Donkey (Metaphysics), 1924

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Cherhill white horse, first cut into chalk downland in 1780, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

Cherhill white horse, first cut into chalk downland in 1780, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Central America, Panama, Cristobal. Kuna Indian traditional molas

Central America, Panama, Cristobal. Kuna Indian traditional molas

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Bronze statue of Town Musicians of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Europe

Bronze statue of Town Musicians of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp

Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp, an Iron Age hillfort near Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Illustration of Rabbit Looking at the Moon, representing Chinese Year Of The Rabbit

Illustration of Rabbit Looking at the Moon, representing Chinese Year Of The Rabbit

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Aerial image of Uffington White Horse with Uffington Castle hill fort, Berkshire Downs

Aerial image of Uffington White Horse with Uffington Castle hill fort, Berkshire Downs, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Phra Mae Thorani twists her long hair and torrents of water create a flood

Phra Mae Thorani twists her long hair and torrents of water create a flood, Wat Phra Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Warning sign, Cave canem, beware of the dog, Lake Maggiore, Switzerland, Europe

Warning sign, Cave canem, beware of the dog, Lake Maggiore, Switzerland, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Greek Orthodox icon depicting St. George slaying a dragon in St

Greek Orthodox icon depicting St. George slaying a dragon in St. Georges Orthodox church, Madaba, Jordan, Middle East

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Italy, Venice, Antipope

Italy, Venice, Antipope
Max Ernst (1891-1976), The Antipope, 1941

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Aerial image of the Uffington White Horse, Berkshire Downs, Vale of White Horse

Aerial image of the Uffington White Horse, Berkshire Downs, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Gargoyle of the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Gargoyle of the Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
The gargoyles are an essential part of the history of the cathedral, and a key aspect of the site. The gargoyles main purpose is very practical

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Illustration of ancient East African city of Axum showing people working marble in the foreground

Illustration of ancient East African city of Axum showing people working marble in the foreground, conical grass huts, and royal palace in background

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Ancient Indian rock art, petroglyphs, Newspaper Rock, near The Needles section of Canyonlands

Ancient Indian rock art, petroglyphs, Newspaper Rock, near The Needles section of Canyonlands National Park, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Sun Chariot, bronze and gold leaf, from Trundholm

Sun Chariot, bronze and gold leaf, from Trundholm
Prehistory, Denmark, Bronze Age. The " Sun Chariot", bronze and gold leaf. From Trundholm

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Traditonal Mola, Isla Tigre, San Blas Islands, Comarca de Kuna Yala, Panama

Traditonal Mola, Isla Tigre, San Blas Islands, Comarca de Kuna Yala, Panama, Central America

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Puppy, the dog flower sculpture by Jeff Koons, Bilbao, Basque country, Spain, Europe

Puppy, the dog flower sculpture by Jeff Koons, Bilbao, Basque country, Spain, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Illustration of Rat on the Roof, representing Chinese Year Of The Rat

Illustration of Rat on the Roof, representing Chinese Year Of The Rat

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Cassowary warning sign in the rainforest, Daintree National Park, northern Queensland, Australia

Cassowary warning sign in the rainforest, Daintree National Park, northern Queensland, Australia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Hindu god Ganesh, India, Asia

Hindu god Ganesh, India, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Ute Rock Art (petroglyphs), near Wolfe Ranch, Arches National Park, Utah

Ute Rock Art (petroglyphs), near Wolfe Ranch, Arches National Park, Utah, United States of America, North America

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: White elephant tale at Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

White elephant tale at Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Bronze statue of Town Musicians of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Europe

Bronze statue of Town Musicians of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Male bronze lion, Gate of Supreme Harmony, Outer Court, Forbidden City

Male bronze lion, Gate of Supreme Harmony, Outer Court, Forbidden City, Beijing, China, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Richard The Lionheart Statue, Houses of Parliament, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Richard The Lionheart Statue, Houses of Parliament, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Aerial image of Oldbury Camp Hill Fort with Cherhill White Horse, Cherhill Down

Aerial image of Oldbury Camp Hill Fort with Cherhill White Horse, Cherhill Down, Calne, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Aerial view of Osmington White Horse, Cherhill Downs, Osmington, Dorset

Aerial view of Osmington White Horse, Cherhill Downs, Osmington, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Dragon dance during Chinese New Year, Paris, Ile de France, France, Europe

Dragon dance during Chinese New Year, Paris, Ile de France, France, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Melkite icon of Elijah, Nazareth, Galilee, Israel, Middle East

Melkite icon of Elijah, Nazareth, Galilee, Israel, Middle East

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Zen koan painting depicting monk and tiger, Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Zen koan painting depicting monk and tiger, Seoul, South Korea, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Krishna, Mariamman Hindu Temple, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia

Krishna, Mariamman Hindu Temple, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Indochina, Southeast Asia, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Painting of Garuda, Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Painting of Garuda, Kopan monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Tapestry depicting the life of St. Benedict, Saint-Pierre de Solesmes Abbey, Solesmes

Tapestry depicting the life of St. Benedict, Saint-Pierre de Solesmes Abbey, Solesmes, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Illustration of Monastery Pig, representing Chinese Year Of The Pig

Illustration of Monastery Pig, representing Chinese Year Of The Pig

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Warning sign for wildlife. Tasmania Australia

Warning sign for wildlife. Tasmania Australia
Warning sign on the side of a highway. Sign shows a car crashing into a kangaroo. Warning recommends speed is reduced to 65 km/h after dark when wildlife is often on the road. Binalong Bay. Tasmania

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Diana of Versailles, marble statue of Artemis with deer

Diana of Versailles, marble statue of Artemis with deer
Roman civilization, 1st-2nd century A.D. Diana of Versailles, marble statue of Artemis with a deer

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Yellow rubber duck in water

Yellow rubber duck in water

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Statue of Alexander The Great on Bucephalus horse at the city waterfront, Thessaloniki

Statue of Alexander The Great on Bucephalus horse at the city waterfront, Thessaloniki, Greece, Europe

Background imageAnimal Representation Collection: Beaver Island Memorial, Arranmore Island, County Donegal, Ulster, Republic of Ireland

Beaver Island Memorial, Arranmore Island, County Donegal, Ulster, Republic of Ireland, Europe




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"Exploring Animal Representation: From the Wheel of Life to Iconic Statues" Embark on a journey through diverse cultures and artistic expressions as we delve into the fascinating world of animal representation. In Nepal's Kopan monastery, amidst the serene beauty of Bhaktapur, witness the profound symbolism of the Wheel of Life (wheel of Samsara), depicting the eternal cycle of existence. Traveling westward to Tours, Indre-et-Loire in France, marvel at St. Martin sharing his coat in a captivating painting adorning St. Gatien Cathedral. This portrayal exemplifies compassion and selflessness that transcends time. Venturing northwards to Yorkshire, England, stand in awe before The White Horse of Kilburn gracing The North Yorkshire Moors. Carved into nature's canvas, this majestic creature symbolizes strength and freedom. Journey back thousands of years ago to Lascaux cave paintings where bulls and horses come alive with primitive artistry. These ancient depictions offer glimpses into our ancestors' reverence for animals' power and vitality. In Central America's Panama lies Cristobal; here Kuna Indian traditional molas showcase vibrant designs celebrating their deep connection with wildlife - an ode to their rich cultural heritage. Hungary's Budapest introduces us to "The Green Donkey, " a metaphorical masterpiece from 1924 that challenges conventional perceptions by blurring boundaries between reality and imagination. Germany beckons us towards Bremen where a bronze statue immortalizes the beloved Town Musicians who remind us that unity triumphs over adversity when faced with mutual goals. Phra Mae Thorani mesmerizes observers as she twists her long hair while torrents create floods - an enchanting scene found within Thailand's spiritual realm showcasing nature's immense power intertwined with mythical narratives. Wiltshire welcomes visitors with its iconic Cherhill white horse etched onto chalk downland since 1780 - a testament to human creativity harmoniously blending with nature's beauty. In Greece, an Orthodox icon within St.