The Amazing World Of Hedgehog Art History

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Our pet hedgehog, Princess Perdita Pricklepants, is a very talented art historian and critic. Let her introduce you to some of the amazing milestones of Hedgehog art through the ages.

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For those who are interested in this fascinating field of art history, there’s much more on her blog/etc. with interpretations and commentary on each work.

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Michelangelo’s Hedgehog

The Quilly Supper

Hedgehog Gothic

Birth of a Hedgehog Princess

Caravaggio’s Boy With Hedgehogs

Toshi’s Cherry Blossoms and Parachuting Hedgehog

David’s The Awkwardness of Socrates

Hedgehog Crossing the Delaware

Escher’s Hedgehogs Drawing Hedgehogs

Hogs Playing Poker

Magritte’s Treachery of Hedgehog Images

The Creation of Hedgehog

Mona Lisa With Hedgehog

Alphonse Mucha – poster

Hopper’s Night Hogs

Vermeer’s Hedgehog With a Pearl Earring

Raphael’s Portrait of a Woman with Hedgiecorn

Rembrandt’s Hedgehog Noble Portrait

Rembrandt – Belshazzar Sees the Hedgehog on the Wall

Hokusai’s Hedgehog Catching Wave

Utagawa Kunimasa’s “Woman with Hedgehog”

Caspar David Friedrich’s “Wanderer Above the Sea of Hog”

A less well known Magritte

While Norman Rockwell’s love of hedgehogs is not well known, he made this painting as a cover for the Saturday Evening Post in 1958

Whistler’s Hedgie Mom

Da Vinci’s Lady With a Hedgehog

Portrait of a Lady with a Hedgiecorn

Vincent van Gogh’s “Irises and Also a Hedgehog”

Katsushika Hokusai “Hedgehog Views Mount Fuji” (1828)

Katsushika Hokusai “Courtesan Asleep, and also a Hedeghog” (1800)

Rembrandt, Portrait of Hedgehog Noble (1653)

The Persistence of Hedgehog by Salvador Dali (1930)

Van Gogh’s 1888 “The Starry Hedgehog Night”

Monet’s “Hedgehog with a Parasol” (1874)

Recent discovery of an ancient papyrus presents a fascinating view of what scholars believe is a hedgehog goddess judging the souls of the deceased

Jacques-Louis David’s “Hedgehog Crossing the Alps” (1800)

Vitruvian Hedgehog (c. 1490)