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Oudry Jacques-Charles (1720 - 1778)

A famous French artist. Born in Paris, the son of the famous painter J.-B. Oudry. He studied painting under the guidance of his father and N. de Largilli_re. In 1748 he became a member of the Royal Academy of Arts. Since 1761 he exhibited his works at Paris salon. He worked mostly in Paris and Brussels, where he was a court painter of Prince Charles of Lorraine. His pictures are stored in the Metropolitan Museum in New York, as well as in the Art Museums of Montpellier and Nancy.