If you haven’t already watched "The Fox," a YouTube sensation “song of summer” by the Norwegian duo Bård Ylvisåker and Vegard Ylvisåker (known simply as Ylvis), then this post will seem even more random than most things that we come up with. Watch it now.
Ylvis, “The Fox” from tvnorge YouTube channel, published September 3, 2013
Today’s entry is dedicated to the fox in art.
Johann Joachim Kändler, Luisa Bordoni and Fox, c. 1743, hard-paste porcelain (Meissen Manufactory). Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York [Read more about this piece]
Wolf and Fox Hunt, 1615-21, oil on canvas. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Fox from the Aberdeen Bestiary, c. 1200, tempera colors and gold on parchment. Aberdeen University Library MS 24, Aberdeen, United Kingdom [Browse the entire bestiary]
Fox Mask: Kitsune, Japan, late 19th century, wood. Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Johann Gottlieb Kirchner (Meissen Porcelain Factory),A Fox with a Chicken, 1732, hard-paste porcelain with traces of oil paint. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Dancing Fox, Japan, 1766, woodblock print. The Art Institute of Chicago