Date ca. 30,000-28,000 BCE

Movement Prehistoric, Upper Paleolithic, Aurignacian

Medium Cave painting

Location Recess of the Bears, Chauvet Cave, Vallon-Pont- D’Arc, Ardèche Gorge, France

 

Some paintings at the Chauvet Cave, like the one depicted here, are outlined in deep red – the artist employed modeling to indicate the animal’s bulk and three-dimensionality.