Geese and Ducks

This painting was formerly thought to be by the Utrecht painter Melichior d'Hondecoeter but has recently been reattributed to Spruyt on the basis of comparison with signed pictures by him (e.g. in The Hague, Bredius Museum and Ayrshire, Culzean Castle).

Key facts

Artist dates
1627/8 - 1671
Full title
Geese and Ducks
Date made
probably about 1660
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
119.5 x 155.5 cm
Acquisition credit
Wynn Ellis Bequest, 1876
Inventory number
Location in Gallery