Melchior d'Hondecoeter - Peacocks

Literature

Walter Liedtke, Dutch paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New Haven, 2007, nr. 82


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
with 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 Dog by dead game barking at a bird of prey
Dog by dead game barking at a bird of prey
1658

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Birds in a park
Birds in a park
c. 1671-80

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Birds in a park
Birds in a park
c. 1680-85

Melchior d'Hondecoeter Ducks
Ducks
c. 1675-80

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