Artist: Jean-Baptiste Oudry
Dates: 17 March 1686 – 30 April 1755
Title of Piece: Louis XV Hunting Deer in the Saint-Germain Forest
Brief Biography: Oudry was a Rococo painter, noted for his naturalistic paintings of animals and his hunt pictures of game. He was made Painter-in-Ordinary of the Royal hunt by Louis XV. Oudry was also an engraver and tapestry designer.