Animals in Art: Motherhood

Summer Day with a Sow and her Piglets by Carl Henrik Bøgh, 1875
“A Samotherium mother warns an approaching Megalochoerus in Late Miocene Turkey, 7 million years ago.” – Dhruv Franklin, artist
Wild boar illustration by Ludwig Beckmann from the book Brehms Tierleben, Vol. 3 by Alfred Edmund Brehm, 1900
Linnaeus’s mouse opossum (Marmosa murina) by Édouard Traviès from the Dictionnaire universel d’histoire naturelle, atlas, vol. 1 by Charles Henry Dessalines d’Orbigny, 1849
Lioness by Édouard Traviès from the Dictionnaire universel d’histoire naturelle, atlas, vol. 1 by Charles Henry Dessalines d’Orbigny, 1849
Illustration by Charles Herrmann-Léon from the book Domesticated Animals, their Relation to Man and to his Advancement in Civilization by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler, 1895
Woodcut from the book List of the Vertebrated Animals Now or Lately Living in the Gardens of the Zoological Society of London by the Zoological Society of London, 1896
Rabbits in the Rain by John Lechner, 2021
From the book Strange Dwellings by JG Wood with illustrations by WF Keyl, JB Zwecker and E Smith, 1903
Foster moms from The Book of the Animal Kingdom by William Percival Westell, 1910
From the book The Royal Natural History, Volume 2 by Richard Lydekker, 1893
From the book The Royal Natural History, Volume 4 by Richard Lydekker, 1893
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