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. 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.

On display in room 2.22 Melchior d' Hondecoeter

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