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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Drawing, Still-life of Fish, with Parrot, 1740

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1740 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black and white chalk on blue laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing (USA), 1884
  • black, brown and white chalk, brush and white gouache on green laid paper.
  • Gift of Charles W. Gould.
  • 1916-15-2

Its dimensions are

30.5 x 40 cm (12 x 15 3/4in.)

It has the following markings

Lower right corner: De Goncourt [Lugt 1089]

It is signed

Lower left, pen and brown ink: Oudry 1740

Cite this object as

Drawing, Still-life of Fish, with Parrot, 1740; France; black and white chalk on blue laid paper; 30.5 x 40 cm (12 x 15 3/4in.); Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund; 1938-66-2

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