Nov 13, 2012

The Fox and the Turkey Hens

The Fables of La Fontaine

The Fox and the Turkey Hens


Jean-Baptiste Oudry

(French, 1686–1755)

Brush and black ink and gray wash heightened with white gouache, blue ink in margin; framing lines in brown ink

Support: Blue laid paper

Sheet: 31 x 26 cm (12 3/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Image: 24 x 18.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1977.93


Did you know?

The most recent edition of La Fontaine’s Fables illustrated by Oudry was a colored version produced in 2007 by Editions Diane de Selliers.

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