Le Renard vaincu (The Vanquished Fox); Fox Hunt

Jean Baptiste Oudry, French, 1686 - 1755



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 14 3/4 × 11 1/2 in. (37.5 × 29.2 cm)

Sheet: 15 5/8 × 12 5/8 in. (39.7 × 32.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund, the Julia L. Whittier Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Peint pour le Roy par J. B. Oudry, et gravee par lui-meme.; lower right: A Paris chez Huquier.; lower center: Tel fut l'effroi des Poulaillers / Qui fait icy triste figure: / On croiroit voir d'apres nature / Cartouche pris par les archers. / L.C.; upper right: 3 Watermark: Heart and G (?)


James A. Bergquist, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1997.

Catalogue Raisonne

Robert-Dumesnil 3; Hal N. Opperman, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, New York, 1977, no. E53.

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