Paintings of animals in the best French Rococo style. Jean-Baptiste Oudry, artist (1686-1755). Also did engraving and designed tapestries.

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“White greyhound.” 1748. Oil on canvas. Signed “JB. Oudry 1748”. Image © Didier Aaron New York and 2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation.Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jean-baptiste-oudry/white-greyhound-a-ogvdAmPSyGV6z1VmuAc9Nw2?utm_source=display&utm_medium=feature1&utm_campaign=gallery-network&utm_term=mrngaftn&utm_content=Didier-Aaron
Painting by Jean-Baptiste Oudry
“Clara the rhinoceros in Paris in 1749.” 1749. French. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Staatliches Museum, Schwerin. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clara_1749_Oudry.jpg
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“Swan attacked by a dog.” 18th c. French. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/swan-attacked-by-a-dog-jean-baptiste-oudry.html
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“Hyena in the fight with two dogs.” 1739. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Ludwigslust Palace, Ludwigslust. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jean-Baptiste_Oudry_-_Hyena_(1739).jpg

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