Set of Four Louis XV Painted Wall-Panels in the Manner of Jean-Baptiste Oudry

and probably originally intended to be set into boiserie, each with a pastoral scene with rustic buildings  contained within a delicate leaf-hung scrollwork frame border perhaps inspired by the designs of Gabriel Huquier, with scenes of birds and animals below painted en caimieu in shaped panels with trelliswork spandrels

Height 146 cm (57.5 inches)
Width 72 cm (28.5 inches)
French. mid 18th century

A series of wall-panels with similar subjects and framework of attenuated scrollwork now in the Louvre was painted by Oudry for the Château de Vore

Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686-1755), son of the painter Jacques Oudry, studied at the Académie de St. Luc where his father was a director. In 1719 he was inducted as a member into the prestigious Académie Royale de Peinture et Sculpture, where he was engaged as a professor from 1743.

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