Posts Tagged ‘Jean-Baptiste Oudry’

This painting is by Jean-Baptiste Oudry, and this dog looks very much like a dachshund.   The implication of the bag of pheasant and rabbit is that this dog flushed both to the gun.

This dog has some bassety features, which you sometimes see in American smooth dachshunds even now.

(Painting courtesy of Nara Uusihanni).


Read Full Post »

This painting is by the French artist Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686-1755).

The dogs appear to be forerunners of the dogue de Bordeaux, which once came in a great many more colors, including brindle.

The wild boar piglets are clearly striped, as all wild boars are when they are first born.

Thanks to Nara Uusihanni for passing this one on.


Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: