The Fox and the Stork, 1747 Oil Painting - Jean-Baptiste Oudry

The Fox and the Stork, 1747

Jean-Baptiste OudryItem # 238795
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Painting Size: 12" x 16"
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Finished Size: 30" x 34"
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Fox and the Stork, 1747", originally brought to life by the talented Jean-Baptiste Oudry. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Jean-Baptiste Oudry and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Fox and the Stork, 1747" is a painting by French artist Jean-Baptiste Oudry, known for his naturalistic portrayal of animals and his work as an illustrator of fables. This painting illustrates the well-known fable "The Fox and the Stork," attributed to Aesop, which tells the story of a fox and a stork who play tricks on each other during meals. In the fable, the fox invites the stork to eat from a shallow dish, which the stork cannot do because of its long beak. In return, the stork invites the fox to a meal served in a tall jar, which the fox cannot access. The moral of the story is that one should treat others as one would like to be treated oneself.

    Oudry's painting captures a moment from this narrative, often highlighting the expressions and attitudes of the animal characters to convey the moral lesson. His work is characterized by attention to detail and a lifelike representation of the animals, which was a significant contribution to the Rococo movement's interest in nature and narrative painting. "The Fox and the Stork, 1747" is part of Oudry's larger body of work that includes illustrations for a 1755 edition of "Fables de La Fontaine," which brought the classic fables of Jean de La Fontaine to life through visual art.

    Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686–1755) was a painter, engraver, and tapestry designer who served as a court painter to Louis XV and was a member of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture. His work in "The Fox and the Stork, 1747" exemplifies his skill in combining the artistic demands of courtly representation with the burgeoning interest in naturalism and the moralistic storytelling of fables. The painting is an important example of 18th-century French art and contributes to the understanding of the cultural and artistic context of the period.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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