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Engraving of Jean-Baptiste Oudry by Marie–Marguerite Oudry

Marie–Marguerite Oudry, née Froissé (1688–1780) was a French engraver and painter.

Born in Paris, Oudry studied with Jean-Baptiste Oudry, whom she married in 1709.[1] The couple would have thirteen children, only five of whom, two sons and three daughters, were still alive at the time of her death.[2] Their daughter married the painter Antoine Boizot. Marie–Marguerite Oudry produced engravings after her husband's paintings; she also produced portraits in pastel of him and of one of their sons.[1] She died of an illness in her Paris home.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Profile in the Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800.
  2. ^ Mary Morton (25 June 2007). Oudry's Painted Menagerie: Portraits of Exotic Animals in Eighteenth-Century Europe. Getty Publications. pp. 24–. ISBN 978-0-89236-889-1.
  3. ^ Archives de l'art français. Société de l'histoire de l'art français. 1885. pp. 104–.