Poultry in a Landscape

Barn Door Fowl (Rhode Island Reds) by William Huggins. Signed and dated 1856. Finished landscape by Bond Oil on artist's millboard: 12 1/4 x 16 inches, 31 x 40.5 centimetres. A rare Liverpool Pre-Raphaelite painting combining the talents of a senior member of the Liverpool School with its youngest member. Huggins has painted a favourite subject, poultry, and Bond, the landscape.

References

Nahum, Peter, and Sally Burgess. Pre-Raphaelite-Symbolist-Visionary. London: Peter Nahum at Leicester Galleries. Catalogue number 25.

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