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1636-1695

Dutch Baroque Painter

Melchior d'Hondecoeter (1636-1695) was a Dutch painter of the Baroque era, born in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He was primarily known for his paintings of birds and fowl set in lush landscapes and gardens. He is considered one of the most important Dutch bird painters of the seventeenth century.

D'Hondecoeter was the son of the Dutch painter Gijsbert d'Hondecoeter and the grandson of the Flemish painter Gillis d'Hondecoeter. He was trained in his father's studio and later worked in the studio of the Dutch artist Jan Baptist Weenix. D'Hondecoeter was also influenced by the works of the Flemish artist Frans Snyders, who specialized in still life and animal painting.

D'Hondecoeter's paintings are characterized by their lush, verdant landscapes, lively birds and poultry, and the masterful rendering of light and color. He painted both indoor and outdoor scenes, capturing the beauty and majesty of birds in their natural habitat. He was highly regarded by his contemporaries and his works were collected by many wealthy individuals and institutions throughout Europe.

Some of d'Hondecoeter's most famous works include "The Cockfight," "The Poultry Yard," and "The Aviary." These paintings are considered some of the finest examples of Dutch bird painting and are highly sought after by art collectors and museums around the world.

D'Hondecoeter's legacy continues to inspire artists and art lovers alike, and his paintings are widely regarded as some of the most beautiful and masterful depictions of birds and nature from the seventeenth century.

7 Melchior d'Hondecoeter Paintings

Peacocks, 1683 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

Peacocks 1683

Oil Painting
$6368
Canvas Print
$53.17
SKU: DHM-16601
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 190.2 x 134.6 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Peacocks and Ducks, c.1680 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

Peacocks and Ducks c.1680

Oil Painting
$7153
Canvas Print
$63.02
SKU: DHM-17000
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 207 x 173.5 cm
The Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom

A Cockerel with other Birds, c.1668/95 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

A Cockerel with other Birds c.1668/95

Oil Painting
$4842
Canvas Print
$62.75
SKU: DHM-17001
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 107 x 127.5 cm
The Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom

Dead Birds, m.1660s by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

Dead Birds m.1660s

Oil Painting
$2835
Canvas Print
$58.23
SKU: DHM-17002
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 60.7 x 47.5 cm
The Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom

The Peace in the Chicken Yard, 1668 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

The Peace in the Chicken Yard 1668

Oil Painting
$4593
Canvas Print
$59.87
SKU: DHM-18908
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 88.7 x 111.2 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

The War in the Chicken Yard, 1668 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

The War in the Chicken Yard 1668

Oil Painting
$5078
Canvas Print
$60.42
SKU: DHM-18909
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 88.3 x 110.7 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

Fighting Roosters, 1668 by Melchior d'Hondecoeter | Painting Reproduction

Fighting Roosters 1668

Oil Painting
$5327
Canvas Print
$56.72
SKU: DHM-18910
Melchior d'Hondecoeter
Original Size: 104 x 136.5 cm
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, Germany

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