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Farmyard Poultry with other Fowl and Birds in a Park Setting by Peter Paillou Snr. (c.1720-c.1790).

Oil on canvas, 99cm x 123cm. Signed and dated P.PAILLOU/1754.

The artist is thought to have been born in France, before emigrating to England early in life. He was a painter of natural history subjects, best known for his paintings of birds, many of which  were used to illustrate books. His son, who bore the same name, was also an artist; a painter of portraits and miniatures.

REFERENCE: PIC743

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