In this painting, four hens are depicted before a hut.
Poultry by Govert Dircksz Camphuysen, 16231672
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 104.1 x 132 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- F D Lycett Green through The Art Fund
One hen, in the foreground, is laying an egg. This painting was part of a collection of 117 works belonging to the industrialist and engineer F.D. Lycett Green and bequeathed to York through the Art Fund, in 1955, in recognition of the remarkable efforts made after the Second World War by its curator to transform it into a gallery of international importance.
F.D. Lycett Green.