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  • Peacocks, 1683
    Melchior d'Hondecoeter (Dutch, 1636–1695)
    Oil on canvas; 74 7/8 x 53 in. (190.2 x 134.6 cm)
    Gift of Samuel H. Kress, 1927 (27.250.1)

    Melchior d'Hondecoeter specialized in decorative paintings of fowl. He studied with his father Gysbrecht d'Hondecoeter, who painted similar subjects, and with his uncle Jan Baptist Weenix.

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  • Peacocks, 1683
    Melchior d'Hondecoeter (Dutch, 1636–1695)
    Oil on canvas; 74 7/8 x 53 in. (190.2 x 134.6 cm)
    Gift of Samuel H. Kress, 1927 (27.250.1)

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