Jean Baptiste Oudry art links 


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Jean-Baptiste Oudry: Missy and Luttine, 1729
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Jean-Baptiste Oudry

[French Baroque Era Painter, 1686-1755]

• Relationships: Studied under Nicolas de Largilliere.
Oudry's students included Jean-Germain Drouais.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Animals.
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Original works by Jean-Baptiste Oudry available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge, UK
Le Limier (Huntsman with a tufter on a leash)

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
5 works by Oudry

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Exhibition: "Oudry's Painted Menagerie"

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
6 works online by Oudry

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Oudry at the Louvre Museum, Paris
Egret, pencil sketch

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris
13 paintings

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Many works on paper online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Oudry at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Great scans of Rijksmuseum paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
A Young Rabbit and Partridge Hung by the Feet

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
A Hunting Luncheon

Bowes Museum, County Durham, UK
Dog and wild duck

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Roe and stork suspended from a tree branch, ca.1721

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
5 works by or related to the artist

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Still Life with Game in a Landscape, ca.1730s

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Musée des Augustins, Toulouse, France
Louis XV Chassant le Cerf dans la Foret de Saint Germain, 1730

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
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National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Swan Attacked by a Dog, 1745

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
Portrait d'un contrôleur des guerres

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Wallace Collection, London, UK
7 paintings online

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Oudry at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJean-Baptiste Oudry in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Jean-Baptiste Oudry at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Age of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums
A Farm

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jean-Baptiste Oudry  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Magazine Antiques
Image 6 in the slideshow is a drawing by Oudry

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Jean-Baptiste Oudry: Indian Blackbuck
Indian Blackbuck

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Jean-Baptiste Oudry: Sepia Swan Study
Sepia Swan Study

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Still Life of Dead Birds and a Mouse, 1712
Still Life of Dead Birds and a Mouse, 1712

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Misse and Turlu, two greyhounds of Louis XV
Misse and Turlu, two greyhounds of Louis XV

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