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Hen Defending her Brood
  • William Unger, artist
    1837–1931
    Frans Snyders
    1579–1657
    born: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
  • Hen Defending her Brood, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • etching
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 197 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 276 x 381 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 15 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0485
Description

A mother hen protects her baby chicks from a hawk in the upper left sky.