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1938

  • We acquired this object.

2021

  • You found it!

Drawing, Still-life of Fish, with Parrot

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jean-Baptiste Oudry. 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:

  • Overdoor (France)
  • block-printed on handmade paper.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-83
  • Fish Matchsafe
  • silver.
  • Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.
  • 1980-14-1236

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; Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, 1686 – 1755); 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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