Pablo Picasso made studies of Lump, an adored dachshund. And Frida Kahlo's catalogue is packed with self-portraits featuring her pet monkeys and parrots.
Climate groups like Just Stop Oil are making headlines for targeting famous works of art in their fossil fuel protests. It's a tactic that other individuals and groups have used over the last century.
Sotheby's, Christie's and Phillips total sales have hit more than $2.5 billion for 2022 already, led by works by Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Pablo Picasso.