Animal art from the Wiener Werkstätte. Anton Puchegger, maker (1878-1917). From Austria but mostly working in Berlin.

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Glazed parrot vase. ca. 1920. Ceramic. Signed “WW, A. Puchegger”. Image © Koller Auktionen. Fair use license. via https://www.kollerauktionen.ch/en/zuerich/a191/art-deco-_-art-nouveau-17/?show=detail&ppos=51
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Inkwell with love birds. No date. Bronze. Signed “A. Puchegger.” Marked “1057.” Image © Auction Zip 2003 – 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/Anton-Puchegger-bronze-inkwell-having-love-birds_D3740BB92C/
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Clock with three faience ceramic polar bears. No date. ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/anton-puchegger/trois-ours-polaires-sur-la-banquise-avec-monture-QdvUe0XtG6OsmDjGpuKkaQ2

Animals in Brazil from a long way back from that long forgotten time when part of it belonged to the Netherlands. 17th century. Painted by Dutch artist Frans Post (1612-1680). Collections of the Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem and exhibited together at the Rijksmuseum a few years ago.

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“Jaguar.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/tastes-like-chicken-brazilian-animal-art-amsterdam/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL&utm_content=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL+CID_8d3db4dddd700e0819d6b2e8463c8537&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Apollo&utm_term=Tastes%20like%20chicken
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“Capiebare” (capybara). 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.codart.nl/art-works/newly-discovered-brazilian-animal-drawings-by-frans-post-to-be-presented-at-the-rijksmuseum/
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“Giant Anteater.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2016/09/30/dutch-seventeenth-century-art-about-brazilian-animals/
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“Tatu Peba” (six banded armadillo). 17th c. 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.codart.nl/art-works/newly-discovered-brazilian-animal-drawings-by-frans-post-to-be-presented-at-the-rijksmuseum/
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“Neon flying squid with its tentacles. 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.ft.com/content/d0466dd6-99cb-11e8-9702-5946bae86e6d
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“Spider Monkey.” 17th c. Dutch. Watercolor and gouache. Image © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/tastes-like-chicken-brazilian-animal-art-amsterdam/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL&utm_content=APMU%20%2020200324%20%20AL+CID_8d3db4dddd700e0819d6b2e8463c8537&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Apollo&utm_term=Tastes%20like%20chicken

Frans Post also did some nice landscapes of early Brazil which are the subject of an earlier post here.

Paintings of animals in the best French Rococo style. Jean-Baptiste Oudry, artist (1686-1755). Also did engraving and designed tapestries.

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“White greyhound.” 1748. Oil on canvas. Signed “JB. Oudry 1748”. Image © Didier Aaron New York and 2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation.Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jean-baptiste-oudry/white-greyhound-a-ogvdAmPSyGV6z1VmuAc9Nw2?utm_source=display&utm_medium=feature1&utm_campaign=gallery-network&utm_term=mrngaftn&utm_content=Didier-Aaron
Painting by Jean-Baptiste Oudry
“Clara the rhinoceros in Paris in 1749.” 1749. French. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Staatliches Museum, Schwerin. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clara_1749_Oudry.jpg
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“Swan attacked by a dog.” 18th c. French. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/swan-attacked-by-a-dog-jean-baptiste-oudry.html
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“Hyena in the fight with two dogs.” 1739. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Ludwigslust Palace, Ludwigslust. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Baptiste_Oudry_-_Hyena_(1739).jpg

Images of birds, plates from “The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle during the years 1832-1836” which was written by Charles Darwin and published in London in 1838. The final artwork by various artist naturalists. Thinking that Darwin could draw but not like that.

"Milvago albogularis" (White-throated Caracara). Plate II, page 35.
“Milvago albogularis” (White-throated Caracara). Plate 1, page 35. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/35/mode/1up
"Pyrocephalus Nanus" (Darwin's flycatcher). Plate 7, Page 84.
“Pyrocephalus Nanus” (Darwin’s flycatcher). Plate 7, Page 84. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/84/mode/1up
'"Pyrocephalus Parvirostris" (Flycatcher).
‘”Pyrocephalus Parvirostris” (Flycatcher). Plate 6, page 81. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/81/mode/1up
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“Strix punctatissima” (Barn owl). Plate 4, page 63. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/63/mode/1up
"Craxirex galapagoensis" (Galapagos Hawk).
“Craxirex galapagoensis” (Galapagos Hawk). Plate 2, page 42. Marine Biological Library, Woods Hole, contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14062609#page/42/mode/1up

Animals, these by Austrian artist Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel (1881-1965). Also worked as a designer at the Wiener Werkstätte.

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“Lion’s Head” (Löwenkopf). 1909. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://alongtimealone.tumblr.com/post/180618683224/ludwig-heinrich-jungnickel-austrian-18811965
"Wall Frieze for a Children’s room,"
“Wall Frieze for a Children’s room,” from the magazine “Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration.” 1913. German. Collection of the University Library of Heidelberg. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.design-is-fine.org/post/134935526324/ludwig-heinrich-jungnickel-wall-frieze-for-a
Three paravent panels, designed for the Palais Stoclet. ca. 1909.
Three paravent panels, designed for the Palais Stoclet. ca. 1909.Print on paper with overpainting by the artist. Designed by Jungnickel. Image © Estate of the designer. Image © 2018 Artsy. Fair use license. via https://www.artsy.net/artwork/ludwig-heinrich-jungnickel-three-paravent-panels-ludwig-heinrich-jungnickel-design-for-the-palais-stoclet-ca-1909
"Leopard." No date. Colored chalk on paper.
“Leopard.” No date. Colored chalk on paper. © Estate of the artist. Image ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/ludwig-heinrich-jungnickel/leopard-VwAzrGEY9Ol–K-dZ1FBfQ2

Plates of Australian animals from John Gould’s “Mammals of Australia” which was published between 1845 and 1863. Having examined specimens that Darwin brought back from the second voyage of the Beagle, Gould and his artist wife Elizabeth was inspired to spend two years in Australia studying birds and other wildlife. Lithographs by H. C. Richter based on drawings by the Goulds.

"Petaurista taguanoïdes, Flying Squirrel."
“Petaurista taguanoïdes, Flying Squirrel.” Collections of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and held in the Smithsonian Institution. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/john-gould-mammals-of-australia
"Dasyurus maculatus, Tiger Quoll."
“Dasyurus maculatus, Tiger Quoll.” Collections of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and held in the Smithsonian Institution. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/john-gould-mammals-of-australia
"Phascolarctos cinereus, Koalas."
“Phascolarctos cinereus, Koalas.” Collections of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and held in the Smithsonian Institution. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/john-gould-mammals-of-australia
"Thylacinus cynocephalus, Thylacine (now extinct)."
“Thylacinus cynocephalus, Thylacine (now extinct).” Collections of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and held in the Smithsonian Institution. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/john-gould-mammals-of-australia
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“Phascolomys wombat, Common Wombat.” Collections of the Biodiversity Heritage Library and held in the Smithsonian Institution. In the public domain due to age. via https://publicdomainreview.org/collection/john-gould-mammals-of-australia

Novelty Edwardian pincushions in sterling silver. Two animals and a canoe for them to paddle away in. Made by Levi and Salaman in Birmingham, England.

Pig. 1904.
Pig. 1904. Image © Harrington & Company Vintage Luxury & Collectables, Woolloongabba. Fair use license. via http://www.hnco.com.au/rare-1904-levi-salaman-english-sterling-silver-pig-cushion/
Elephant with raised trunk, engraved "Bramble Hill" on one side. 1905.
Elephant with raised trunk, engraved “Bramble Hill” on one side. 1905. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-silver/edwardian-(1901-1914)/edwardian-silver-pin-cushion-elephant-raised-trunk-levi-and-salaman-1905-59211
Hedgehog pin cushion. 1906.
Hedgehog pin cushion. 1906. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/antique-silver/silver-pin-cushions/adorable-antique-silver-hedgehog-pin-cushion-levi-and-salaman-birmingham-1906-163248
Canoe pincushion. 1905.
Canoe pincushion. 1905. Image © I.Franks 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.ifranks.com/item/j0823-silver-pincushions