Melchior d' Hondecoeter

The Raven Robbed of the Feathers He Wore to Adorn Himself

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Melchior d' Hondecoeter
The Raven Robbed of the Feathers He Wore to Adorn Himself

1677 Not on view

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General information
Melchior d' Hondecoeter (Utrecht 1636 - 1695 Amsterdam)
The Raven Robbed of the Feathers He Wore to Adorn Himself
1677
painting
59
Material and technical details
oil
canvas
189 x 176 cm
Inscriptions
op de graftombe: M d hondecoeter / A° 1671

Provenance

Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn, 1757; Prince William V, The Hague, until 1795; confiscated by the French, transferred to the Muséum Central des Arts/Musée Napoléon (Musée du Louvre), Paris, 1795-1815; Royal Picture Gallery, housed in the Prince William V Gallery, The Hague, 1816; transferred to the Mauritshuis, 1822; on long-term loan to the Fondation Custodia, Paris, 1954-2010; on long-term loan to the Het Loo Palace, Apeldoorn, since 2014 (transferred to the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, since 2018)