Some fanart intentionally references the style or content of a well known work of art.
Simon & Garfunkel
Fanart based on the cover art for albums by Simon & Garfunkel.
Fanart based on works by American painter Norman Rockwell.
Leonardo da Vinci
Mona Leia by Rhydderch Wilson, featured on the back of Snowfire #2
Fanart based on works by American painter Maxfield Parrish.
Fanart based on works by French painter Henri Rousseau.
Fanart based on works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin.
cover art from First Time #40. Spock and Kirk are drawn posing as sculptures by Auguste Rodin.
The Birth of Venus
Fanart based on the painting The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli.
"Birth of Venus remix" by Leela Starsky, from a 2006 HP Fringeart Challenge
by Tanya Rizutti: "Venus of the Dune Sea" -- from I Don't Care What You Smell #3 (1997)
Uhura as "Venus on the Half Shell," art by Merrie K from Spectrum #28
Spock as "Venus on the Half Shell," artist unclear, from Grope Flashback
Fanart based on the painting The Kiss by Gustav Klimt.
cover of Interphase #4 by Gayle F. Two Vulcan characters pose like the figures in Klimt's The Kiss.
by Red_Magicmarker, from a 2006 HP Fringeart Challenge, Ginny and Harry from Harry Potter
Untitled piece by Huang Danlan, Wanda and Peter Maxioff (MCU), 2015
Kirk and Spock: "Pieta" by Shelly Butler on the back cover of First Time #46 -- see that page for more
Captain America - Civil War by maXKennedy (2015)
Venus de Milo
Fanart based on the ancient Greek sculpture the Venus de Milo.
"Spock de Milo" from Grope #1, artist unclear
Fanart based on the painting Olympia by Édouard Manet.
"Amok", a reworking of "Olympia" by Princess of Swords
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
front cover of The Clipper Trade Ship #12, another example of a riff on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, artist is John P. Rielander
The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Fanart based on the woodblock print The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai.
Fanart based on the painting American Gothic by Grant Wood.
cover art by Anja Gruber for a Professionals zine (1995)
Fanart based on works by Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dalí.