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The bird on my mind, 21st century, contemporary, photography
By Sylvie Blum
Located in Munich, DE
A nude female model is sitting with a white pigeon on her head. As a woman and an artist, Austrian-born Sylvie Blum offers a unique perspective on the female form. Each impeccable i...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Single Bird
By Kate Breakey
Located in Sante Fe, NM
Archival Pigment Print on Glass Plate Backed with 24kt Gold Leaf, Framed by the Artist GOLDEN STARDUST The Element ‘Gold, (Au) can only be made in the nuclear reactor of stars. I...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Gold Leaf

Single Bird
H 10 in. W 8 in.
Birds on a Wire
By Kate Breakey
Located in Sante Fe, NM
Archival Pigment Print on Glass Plate Backed with 24kt Gold Leaf GOLDEN STARDUST . The Element ‘Gold, (Au) can only be make in the nuclear reactor of stars. It came to our planet...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Gold Leaf

Birds on a Wire
H 5 in. W 11.5 in.
Paul Newman "Sweet Bird of Youth" Globe Photos Fine Art Print
Located in Las Vegas, NV
This black and white portrait features Paul Newman posed smiling with hands on his hips for his role in "Sweet Bird of Youth". Sweet Bird of Youth is a 1962 drama film starring Paul...
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1960s Black and White Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, C Print, Archival Pigment

"Yellow-throated Vireo" - original bird photography by Matt Tillett
By Carolyn Monastra
Located in New York, NY
17" x 22" edition of 7 + 2 AP $1,400 unframed 24" x 36" edition of 7 + 2 AP $2,800 unframed Combining the documentary style of my previous climate project, The Witness Tree, with my...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Archival Ink, Archival Paper, Archival Pigment

Mirando al cielo 15 - Rosa Basurto, Landscape, Bird photography, Bucolic imagery
By Rosa Basurto
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Mirando a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Expressionist Landscape Photography

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Color, Digital

Crested Bird (Floral Photography)
By Hans Withoos
Located in New York City, NY
HANS WITHOOS (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Crested Bird, 2016 60 x 40 inches - Edition of 9 Fine art inkjet print on special paper rag, on Dibond with a certified Liquid Gloss finish...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Crested Bird (Floral Photography)
By Hans Withoos
Located in New York City, NY
HANS WITHOOS (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Crested Bird, 2016 60 x 40 inches - Edition of 9 Fine art inkjet print on special paper rag, on Dibond with a certified Liquid Gloss finish...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Crested Bird (Floral Photography)
By Hans Withoos
Located in New York City, NY
HANS WITHOOS (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Crested Bird, 2016 60 x 40 inches - Edition of 9 Fine art inkjet print on special paper rag, on Dibond with a certified Liquid Gloss finish...
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2010s Contemporary Still-life Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird Cage (Surreal Fashion) - portrait photography, woman standing, birds
By Miss Aniela
Located in Paris, FR
Giclee print on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag Baryta paper 315g. Available dimensions and editions: 48 cm x 34 cm, edition of 15 + 2 A.P. 87 cm x 62 cm, edition of 10 + 2 A.P. 120 cm x 85 cm,...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Giclée

Birds - 21st Century, Polaroid, Landscape Photography
By Kirsten Thys van den Audenaerde
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Birds - 2018 20x20cm, Edition of 7 plus 2 Artist Proof. Archival C-Print based on a Polaroid. Signed on the back and with certificate. Artist inventory PL2018-423. Not mounted. ...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid

"Birds, Perry County, AL" - Southern Documentary Photography - Christenberry
By Jerry Siegel
Located in Atlanta, GA
Photographer Jerry Siegel was born and raised in Selma, Alabama and graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta. His first monograph, “Facing South: Portraits of Southern Artists,” w...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Inkjet

Camping 5 - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Photography Bird Edition
By Verena Prenner
Located in Vienna, AT
Camping 5 - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Photography Bird Edition 3/5+2 AP Print is unframed and comes with a sticker signed by the artist. Verena Andrea Prenner develops the ide...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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C Print

Camping 5 - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Photography Bird Edition
By Verena Prenner
Located in Vienna, AT
Camping 5 - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Photography Bird Edition 2/5+2 AP Print is unframed and comes with a sticker signed by the artist. Verena Andrea Prenner develops the ide...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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C Print

Spirit - Contemporary British Art, Animal Photography, Birds, Tim Flach
By Tim Flach
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. All print...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Color Photography

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C Print

Mirando al Cielo 1 - Rosa Basurto, Birds, Nature, Landscape, Photography
By Rosa Basurto
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Mirando a...
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2010s Expressionist Color Photography

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Photographic Paper, Digital

Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition
By Verena Prenner
Located in Vienna, AT
Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition 3/5+II AP Print is unframed and comes with sticker signed by the artist. In October 2018, Verena Prenner rece...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Color

Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition
By Verena Prenner
Located in Vienna, AT
Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition 2/5+II AP Print is unframed and comes with sticker signed by the artist. In October 2018, Verena Prenner rece...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Color

Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition
By Verena Prenner
Located in Vienna, AT
Congo Bird - 21st Century Landscape Portrait Animal Photography Edition 4/5+II AP Print is unframed and comes with sticker signed by the artist. In October 2018, Verena Prenner rece...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Color

Doves, Vase - Tim Flach, Contemporary British Photography, Animal Art, Birds
By Tim Flach
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. All print...
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2010s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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C Print

Birds (50x50cm) - 21st Century, Polaroid, Landscape Photography
By Kirsten Thys van den Audenaerde
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Birds, 2018, 50x50cm, Edition 1/7 plus 2 Artist Proof. Digital C-print based on a Polaroid. Signed on the back and with certificate. Artist inventory PL2018-423 Not mounted. Kirst...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Photographic Paper, C Print, Color, Polaroid, Archival Paper

Tokyo Parrots 056 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Birds, Yellow, Art
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) Tokyo Parrots 056, 2013 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper Sheet 145.6 x 97 cm (57 3/8 x 38 1/4 in.) Frame 148.6 x 97 cm (57...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Birds (50x50cm) - 21st Century, Polaroid, Landscape Photography
By Kirsten Thys van den Audenaerde
Located in Morongo Valley, CA
Birds, 2018, 50x50cm, Edition 1/7 plus 2 Artist Proof. Digital C-print based on a Polaroid. Signed on the back and with certificate. Artist inventory PL2018-423 Not mounted. Kirst...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Color, Polaroid, Archival Paper, Photographic Paper, C Print

Cranes, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Birds, Blue, Wildlife
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Cranes, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. ...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Color

Mirando al Cielo 10 - Rosa Basurto, Contemporary, Landscape, Photography, Birds
By Rosa Basurto
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Mirando a...
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2010s Expressionist Abstract Photography

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Photographic Paper, Digital

Tokyo Parrots 009 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Birds, Art, Sky
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) Tokyo Parrots 009, 2013 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper Sheet 80 x 53.5 cm (31 1/2 x 21 in.) Frame 81.7 x 55 x 3 cm (32 1...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Crane, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Animals, Birds, Beach, Ocean
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Crane Walking Along Shore, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and n...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Color

Crane, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Wildlife, Bird, Close-up
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Crane, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by artist. C...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Color

Untitled (Sparrow) - Giacomo Brunelli, Animal Photography, Birds, Nature
By Giacomo Brunelli
Located in Brighton, GB
Please be aware that the US recently imposed an import duty on photographs printed in the last 20 years which may apply if you are purchasing and importing this to the US. Like his ...
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Early 2000s Modern Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Stepwell and Birds, India, 2012 - Steve McCurry (Colour Photography)
By Steve McCurry
Located in London, GB
Stepwell and Birds, India, 2012 - Steve McCurry (Colour Photography) Signed and affixed with photographer's edition label and numbered on reverse Digital c-type print 20 x 24 inches ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photography

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C Print

Crane in Flight, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris, Animal, Bird, Beach
By Geoffrey Baris
Located in New York, NY
Crane in Flight, Color Nature Photography by Geoffrey Baris Archival pigment print on museum fine art paper Edition of 7 Includes certificate of authenticity. Signed and numbered by...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment, Color

Huntington Gardens XXXII - Black and White Landscape Photography w/ Bird
By Edward Alfano
Located in Gilroy, CA
This work is framed (17x21.5) but can be sent unframed (12x16.) The additional editions and sizes are unframed. All photographs are signed. Edward Alfano is a contemporary photogra...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Digital Pigment

The Bull and the Bird, Kenya, Elephant, wildlife, b&w photography
By Joachim Schmeisser
Located in Munich, DE
Limited Edition of 10 ​For years, Joachim Schmeisser has been photographing the last giants of Africa at close range, creating exceptionally intimate portraits of species threatene...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Birds
By David Drebin
Located in Greenwich, CT
Drebin’s Dreamscapes transport us to the most magical places on earth. We cruise the beaches of the Amalfi Coast, smell and taste downtown San Francisco, gawk at the cityscape of Man...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Photographic Paper, Digital

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H 30 in. W 37.5 in.
Porcelain Parrot Bird, 2018 - Valérie Belin (Black and White Photography)
By Valérie Belin
Located in London, GB
Porcelain Parrot Bird, 2018 - Valérie Belin (Black and White Photography) Signed, inscribed with title and date, and numbered on reverse Archival pigment print 68 x 51 1/4 inches Edi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird
By Jerry Freedner
Located in Hudson, NY
digital print 4 x 4 inch print, 10 x 10 inches framed Statement from the artist: In the sixties I studied photography at the New School in NYC, and then with Lisette Model. I'...
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21st Century and Contemporary Landscape Photography

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Digital

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H 10 in. W 10 in.
The Bull and the Bird III, Kenya, Elephant, wildlife, b&w photography
By Joachim Schmeisser
Located in Munich, DE
Limited Edition of 5 available in different sizes A portrait of a massive Elephant Bull in Amboseli National Park. In front of him a small egret is passing by. ​For years, Joachim ...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Great Horned Owl, limited edition, contemporary photography, bird of prey
By Osheen Harruthoonyan
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Limited edition gelatin silver print of a great horned owl, processed in a traditional darkroom on fiber based gelatin silver paper using the solarization printing method. Contempora...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Crown, Still life, black and white, contemporary photography, birds, taxidermi
By Osheen Harruthoonyan
Located in Kinderhook, NY
Inspired by Byzantine architecture from the Caucasus. Double exposed large format black and white photo of an albino peacock. Hand printed in a traditional darkroom on fiber based ge...
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2010s Abstract Black and White Photography

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Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Aile – Balthasar Burkhard, Black and White Photography, Swiss, Bird, Wing
Located in Zurich, CH
Balthasar BURKHARD (1944–2010, Switzerland) Aile, 1993 Silver gelatin print on Baryta paper, artist's wooden frame, museum glass Sheet 67 x 63 cm (26 3/8 x 24 3/4 in.) Frame 69,2 x 6...
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1990s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Birds, Mexico
By George Krause
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed and dated in pencil on print margin by George Krause Gelatin silver print Paper size: 15 1/4 x 20 in., Image size: 13 1/2 x 18 3/4 in. George Krause is an American photograph...
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20th Century Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Silver Gelatin

  • Birds, Mexico
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H 15.25 in. W 20 in. D .1 in.
Bird Feeder
By JP Terlizzi
Located in Sante Fe, NM
There is a strong emotional and social connection we all have with food and nostalgia. They can be viewed as coping mechanisms to navigate us through overwhelming stress and instabil...
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2010s Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird Woman
By Joyce Tenneson
Located in ATLANTA, GA
Joyce Tenneson is an accomplished American photographer best known for her mystical and sensual photographs of the female form. At once haunting, enigmatic, and evocative of dreams a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Photography

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Polaroid

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H 13 in. W 10.50 in.
The Birds
By Trenity Thomas
Located in New Orleans, LA
edition 1/7 TRENITY THOMAS is a self-taught photographer who has also experimented with painting and sketching since grade school. As a photographer, he has worked in a myriad of ge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Archival Pigment

The Birds
By Trenity Thomas
Located in New Orleans, LA
edition 1/5 TRENITY THOMAS is a self-taught photographer who has also experimented with painting and sketching since grade school. As a photographer, he has worked in a myriad of ge...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Archival Pigment

WARNING #01 – Kosuke, Photography, Art, Black and White, Dog, Birds, Animals
By Kosuke Kawamura
Located in Zurich, CH
Kosuke (*1986, Japan) WARNING #01, 2008 Silver gelatin print Image 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in.) Sheet 57.5 x 74.5 cm (22 5/8 x 29 3/8 in.) framed Strongly inspired by the works of est...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

kawau 002 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Birds on the wire, Sky
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) kawau 002, 2015 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper 28 x 42 cm (11 x 16 1/2 in.) Edition of 5 plus 2 AP; Ed. no. 1/5 print on...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Sexy Bird
By Joel Grey
Located in New York, NY
Signed by the photographer
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2010s Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Sexy Bird
H 13.5 in. W 8.25 in.
WARNING #26 – Kosuke, Photography, Art, Abstract, Black and White, Bird, Street
By Kosuke Kawamura
Located in Zurich, CH
Kosuke (*1986, Japan) WARNING #26, 2008 Silver gelatin print Image 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in.) Sheet 57.5 x 74.5 cm (22 5/8 x 29 3/8 in.) Edition of 15, plus 3 AP's; Ed. no. 6/15 Fram...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

kawau 015 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Birds on the wire, Sky
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) kawau 015, 2015 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper 28 x 42 cm (11 x 16 1/2 in.) Edition of 5 plus 2 AP; Ed. no. 2/5 print on...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

kawau 004 – Yoshinori Mizutani, Colour, Photography, Birds on the wire, Sky
By Yoshinori Mizutani
Located in Zurich, CH
Yoshinori MIZUTANI (*1987, Japan) kawau 004, 2015 Archival pigment print on Hahnemuhle Fine Art Baryta paper 28 x 42 cm (11 x 16 1/2 in.) Edition of 5 plus 2 AP; Ed. no. 1/5 print on...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Victorian Birds
By Patty Carroll
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Photograph available in 15 x 15" (edition of 20), 22 x 22" (edition of 20) and 38 x 38" (edition of 10). Availability and pricing is subject to change without notice. Patty Carroll h...
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Late 20th Century Color Photography

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Digital Pigment

The Bird
Located in New York, NY
Marc Lagrange The Bird 2013 Archival pigment print on Diasec 49.25 x 71 inches ed 3
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2010s Nude Photography

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Archival Pigment

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H 49.25 in. W 71 in.
Bird Dog
By Cynthia Matthews
Located in New York, NY
Photograph 1990 by Cynthia Mathews, silver gelatin fiber print sepia toned; unique print (edition 1/1); image size 8 1/2 12 1/4 inches. Cynthia Matthews is a nationally recognized ...
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1990s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Señor de los Pájaros [Lord of the Birds], 1985 - Graciela Iturbide (Photography)
By Graciela Iturbide
Located in London, GB
Señor de los Pájaros [Lord of the Birds], 1985 - Graciela Iturbide (Photography) Signed on reverse Silver gelatin print, printed c. 1985 20 x 16 inches Graciela Iturbide’s photograp...
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Late 20th Century Black and White Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Wallpaper Exotic Bird
Located in ATLANTA, GA
EMMA HACK is an Adelaide-based artist working in the unique medium of body paint installation and photography. Exhibiting extensively throughout Australia since 1999, Emma’s astoundi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Figurative Photography

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Photographic Paper

The bull and the bird II, Elephant, black and white photography, wildlife
By Joachim Schmeisser
Located in Munich, DE
Edition of 10 more sizes on request A black and white image of an elephant bull with an egret in Amboseli National Park in Kenya. ​For years, Joachim Schmeisser has been photograph...
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2010s Contemporary Black and White Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird Cages - Cuba
By Geoff Reinhard
Located in Fairfield, CT
Geoff Reinhard is a photographer and producer based in New York City. This is from Reinhard's "Surf Africa" series. Originally from Chicago, Geoff has a degree in architecture from...
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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Archival Pigment

Bird Land-Lacoste
By Kim Joon
Located in NEW YORK, NY
Kim Joon Bird Land-Lacoste, 2013 Digital print 47 x 82.7 inches 119.4 x 210.1 cm Edition 4 of 5 Kim Joon creates digital prints focusing on themes of desire, memory and fragility. H...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Photography

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Digital

Blue Blue Birds
By Patty Carroll
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Photograph available in 15 x 15", 22 x 22" and 38 x 38." Availability and pricing is subject to change without notice. Patty Carroll has been known for her use of highly intense, sat...
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Late 20th Century Color Photography

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Digital Pigment

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Bird Photography For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact piece of bird photography you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. Find Modern versions now, or shop for Modern creations for a more modern example of these cherished works. Finding the perfect item from our selection of bird photography may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 20th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. When looking for the right choice in our collection of bird photography for your space, you can search on 1stDibs by color — popular works were created in bold and neutral palettes with elements of gray, black, brown and beige. Creating an object in our assortment of bird photography has been a part of the legacy of many artists, but those crafted by Stefanie Schneider, Lisa A. Frank, Michael Kenna, Kate Breakey and Brenda Zlamany are consistently popular. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in paper, c print and photographic paper. A large option in this array of bird photography can prove too dominant for some spaces — a smaller piece of bird photography, measuring 0.4 high and 0.1 wide, may better suit your needs.

How Much is a Bird Photography?

A piece of bird photography can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $1,800, while the lowest priced sells for $118 and the highest can go for as much as $159,670.

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Find a broad range of fine photography on 1stDibs today.

The first permanent image created by a camera — which materialized during the 1820s — is attributed to Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. The French inventor was on to something for sure. Kodak introduced roll film in the 1880s, allowing photography to become more democratic, although cameras wouldn’t be universally accessible until several decades later. 

Digital photographic techniques, software, smartphone cameras and social-networking platforms such as Instagram have made it even easier in the modern era for budding photographers to capture the world around them as well as disseminate their images far and wide. 

What might leading figures of visual art such as Andy Warhol have done with these tools at their disposal?

Today, when we aren’t looking at the digital photos that inundate us on our phones, we look to the past to celebrate the photographers who have broken rules as well as records — provocative and prolific artists like Horst P. Horst, Lillian Bassman and Helmut Newton, who altered the face of fashion and portrait photography; visionary documentary photographers such as Gordon Parks, whose best-known work was guided by social justice; and pioneers of street photography such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, who shot for revolutionary travel magazines like Holiday with the likes of globetrotting society lensman Slim Aarons.

Find photographers you may not know in Introspective and The Study — where you’ll read about Berenice Abbott, who positioned herself atop skyscrapers for the perfect shot, or “conceptual artist-adventurer” Charles Lindsay, whose work combines scientific rigor with artistic expression, or Massimo Listri, known for his epic interiors of opulent Old World libraries.

Throughout the past two centuries, photographers have used their medium to create expressive work that has resonated for generations. Shop a voluminous collection of this powerful fine photography on 1stDibs. Search by photographer to find the perfect piece for your living room wall, or spend some time with the work organized under various categories, such as landscape photography, nude photography and more. 

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Kali Is an Art World Sensation, 40 Years after She Hid Her Work Away

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Art associations are known for their glitzy fairs, but these organizations do a ton of work behind the scenes to help gallerists and collectors. Here, the heads of five major art associations give us the rundown of what they do.