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
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.