29 March 2001
L. Heemskerk (active circa 1942) after Melchior d'Hondecoeter
A cockerel and chickens by a stone wall on a farmyard
signed and dated NAAR.D.HOENDECOETER./L.Heemskerk./1942 lower right and signed and dated again on the reverse of the unlined canvas NAAR.D.HOENDECOETER./L.Heemskerk./Amsterdam.1942.
oil on canvas
92.2 x 109.5 cm
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The signed prototype, oil on canvas, 92 x 109 cm, is in the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (P.J.J. van Thiel, All the Paintings of the Rijkmuseum, 1976, p.283, no.C581, ill.).
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