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Melchior d'Hondecoeter: A Pelican and Other Birds Near a Pool, ca.1680


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Melchior d'Hondecoeter

[Dutch Baroque Era Painter, 1636-1695]

• Relationships: Nephew of Jan Baptist Weenix.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Birds.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMelchior d'Hondecoeter at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
The Barnyard, ca.1668

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Birds in a Park, 1686
Birds in a Park, 1686

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteMauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, The Hague
Great scans of Mauritshuis paintings, from the 'Memory of the Netherlands' project

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Peacocks, 1683

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK
A Cock, Hens and Chicks, ca.1668-70
Birds, Butterflies and a Frog among Plants and Fungi, 1668

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
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Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam (in Dutch)  

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Barnyard Fowl

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Landscape with Fowl

Crocker Art Museum, California

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Museum Bredius, Netherlands

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig (in German)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
The poultry yard

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
3 paintings online

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Wallace Collection, London, UK   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
Birds in a Landscape

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Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

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Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
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Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Floating Feather (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)

Notable SiteMelchior d'Hondecoeter at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteMelchior d'Hondecoeter in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Melchior d'Hondecoeter at CGFA  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
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Rasiel's Wallpapers
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RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Melchior d'Hondecoeter  
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Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Artnet Magazine
The Feathered Choir, ca.1680

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