In this unit plan, students explore animal biology through art.Â They explore the basic needs of organisms and the characteristics and structure of life.Â Students will also investigate the relatio
Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686-1755)
Pen and brown and gray ink, brown and gray wash, heightened with white gouache on light brown laid paper, Sheet: 37.7 x 51.7 cm (14 13/16 x 20 5/16 in.). Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1997.191
As one of Franceâ€™s foremost decorative painters under Louis XV, Oudry specialized in depictions of animals and hunts. This drawing relates to one of Oudry's paintings that was installed in the royal ChĂ˘teau de la Muette.
The Cleveland Museum of Art (8/27/00 - 10/17/00); NY, NY: The Pierpont Morgan Library (5/24/01- 8/19/01); Museum of Fine Arts Houston (10/14/01 - 1/6/02); "Master Drawings from The Cleveland Museum of Art", exh. cat. no. 41, pp.110-111; p. 288-289.The Cleveland Museum of Art (07/16/2016-11/06/2016); Elegance and Intrigue: French Society in 18th-century Prints and Drawings.
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