18 March 2005
Jean-Baptiste Oudry (Paris 1686-1755 Beauvais)
A La Fontaine Fable: Le Savetier et Le Financier
signed and dated 'JB. OUDRY 1731'
pen and grey ink, grey wash, heightened with white on blue paper
11½ x 9 7/8 in. 310 x 255 mm.)
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