Chauvet Cave Paintings in France -- Discovered in 1994,  most of the artwork in the cave dates to 30,000 to 32,000 years ago.

Beautiful drawing of horses facing one another in Chauvet Cave in France. Art dates back to years. The film "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" by Wernor Herzog is as close as one can get to the art as the caves are not open to the public.

Chauvet  Cave

Aurochs between Reindeer, Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in the Ardèche department of southern France

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Wall painting of Reindeer, Lascaux Cave, France, B. Note: the horns synopsis of neurons of brain cells.

Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Шове - Chauvet -- Lions Hunting Bison -- BCE -- Chauvet Cave Paintings in Ardeche Valley -- France

Chauvet Cave in the valley of the Ardèche River in France is filled with paintings, engravings and drawings created more than 30 000 years ago, of cave lions, mammoths, rhinos, bison, cave bears and horses. It contains the earliest known cave paintings, as well as other evidence of Upper Paleolithic life.

-- Chauvet Cave Paintings -- UNESCO World Heritage Site -- Antelope -- BCE. Fourteen different animal species are depicted in the Chauvet Cave.

Prehistoric Cave painting | 35000 years ago | Ancient Art History

The Altamira cave paintings

The Horses of Pech-Merle Cave in France                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The Horses of Pech-Merle Cave in France-the earliest known depictions of Appaloosas-the oldest identifiable breed.

Grotta di Chauvet, Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, Ardèche(Francia), 20000-17500 a.c., particolare dei dipinti rupestri delle pareti.

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2010 documentary film by Werner Herzog about the Chauvet Cave in southern France that contains the oldest human-painted images yet discovered. Some of them were crafted as much as years ago.

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Oldest Cave Paintings Across The World

Chauvet France Cave Paintings Gallery Discovered on December it is considered one of the most significant prehistoric art sites. A study published in 2012 supports placing the art in the Aurignacian period, approximately years ago.