A Hen with Peacocks and a Turkey, Melchior d'Hondecoeter, c. 1680

A Hen with Peacocks and a Turkey, Melchior d'Hondecoeter, c. 1680

oil on canvas, h 134cm × w 174.5cm × d 11.5cm More details

Hondecoeter enlivened his bird paintings with little vignettes. Here the focus is on the hen taking care for her chicks, surrounded by large and intimidating birds.

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