In this unit plan, students explore animal biology through art. They explore the basic needs of organisms and the characteristics and structure of life. 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 3/8 in.). Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1997.191
As one of France’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 Château 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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