Naturalistic and sporting depictions of wild animals in art from the past three hundred years.
  • H. Dixon (1890)

    8 Notes
    #elk
    #amercan elk
    #wapiti
    #deer
    #19th century
    #book illustration
    #h dixon
  • Waiting For Prey by Carl Friedrich Deiker

    (Source: fineartamerica.com)

    104 Notes
    #fox
    #red fox
    #carl friedrich deiker
    #19th century
  • scientificillustration:

    The European adder - Vipera berus

    Our reptiles and batrachians London,W. H. Allen & co., limited,1893. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11090412

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    103 Notes
    #snake
    #adder
    #19th century
  • J. W. Fortescue, (1887)

    23 Notes
    #deer
    #red deer
    #hunting
    #stag hunting
    #book illustration
    #j. w. fortescue
  • Two Foxes by Adolf Henrik Mackeprang 

    30 Notes
    #fox
    #red fox
    #Adolf Henrik Mackeprang
    #19th century
  • Hare with Powder Flask and Game Bag by Jean Baptiste Simeon Chardin

    Oil on canvas

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    15 Notes
    #18th century
    #hare
    #brown hare
    #dead animal
    #hunting
  • jomobimo:

    Red-Billed Chough, Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands / issued by Lord Lilford, 1885-1897

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    66 Notes
    #chough
    #red billed chough
    #bird
    #19th century
  • J. C. Beard (1873)

    25 Notes
    #deer
    #mule deer
    #book illustration
    #j. c. beard
    #19th century
  • decadentiacoprofaga:

    Head of a chamois, attributed to Karl Wilhelm Diefenbach, 1895. Source.

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    64 Notes
    #chamois
    #19th century
    #karl wilhelm diefenbach