Hondekoeter, Melchior (1636 - 1695): Stil life - Chickens and Hawk: 'Die Hühner und der Raubvogel'.
Antique Lithograph of Chickens and Hawk, c1840.
Modern hand coloured lithograph in a dark wooden frame with a gold slip in a cream coloured museums quality mount board with gold slips. frame 61 x 73 cm, print 36 x 47 cm.
Lithograph of a hen with her chicks and a cockerel, confronting a hawk who has snatched one of their chicks in a farm yard scene after Melchior Hondekoeter (1636 - 1695), engraved by J. Woelfle, Munich, c1840.
Don't miss with an angry mother - even if she is a chicken! A beautifully executed farm yard scene, hand coloured by England's most accomplished colourist, which will look at home in a country kitchen or above a cottage fire place.
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