Melchior d'Hondecoeter - Peacocks

Provenance

?Cornelis Sebille Roos, Amsterdam, until 1820
his sale, Amsterdam, 28 August 1820, nr. 47, to C.F. Roos
?with Cornelis François Roos, Amsterdam, from 1820
with H.M. Clark, London, until 1926, sold to Colnaghi
with Colnaghi, London, 1926, sold to Contini-Bonacossi
conte Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Rome, 1926–27, sold to Kress
Samuel H. Kress, New York, 1927

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 27.250.1

Other works by Melchior d' Hondecoeter


Melchior d'Hondecoeter A rooster defending a hen against a falcon
A rooster defending a hen against a falcon
c. 1680-90

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Birds by a balustrade with Amsterdam Town Hall in the background
Birds by a balustrade with Amsterdam Town Hall in the background
1670

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Dead birds and hunting gear
Dead birds and hunting gear
1660-95

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Poultry yard
Poultry yard
c. 1660-65

Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Peacocks
1683
190.2 x 134.6 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated center right: MDHondecoeter. / AN (AN in monogram) 1683
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of Samuel H. Kress, 1927