Cockerels & Chickens

Polish White

 

Painted in pastels in 2005 and is now in South of France.

 

This breed is known as Polish in the USA and Poland in Britain, but thought to originate in Italy and are sometimes referred to as Crested Dutch.  

 

Polish crest feathers grow from a knob or small dome on the top of the skull and are fairly neat and rounded on females but more extravagant and unkempt on males.

 

Polish Golden

Painted in pastels in 2005 and is now in Antigua.

 

This breed is known as Polish in the USA and Poland in Britain, but thought to originate in Italy and are sometimes referred to as Crested Dutch.  

 

Polish crest feathers grow from a knob or small dome on the top of the skull and are fairly neat and rounded on females but more extravagant and unkempt on males.

 

Belgian Bearded D'Uccle-Mille Fleur Hen

This was painted in pastels in 2005 and was sold to its present owner in London.

 

The Belgain Bearded D'Uccle is like the Belgian d'Anvers except that it has feathered legs.  Initially, the exotic specimens with the Mille Fleur colouring of the d'Uccle attracted teh British and the Americans and some people simply refer to thee true Bantams by that designation instead of the name of the breed.

Polish Frizzle Golden Laced

Painted in pastels in 2005 and is for sale.

 

This painting is 65 cms high x 46 cms wide

(framed 91 cm high x 71 cms wide)

 

This breed is known as Polish in the USA and Poland in Britain, but thought to originate in Italy and are sometimes referred to as Crested Dutch.  

 

Polish crest feathers grow from a knob or small dome on the top of the skull and are fairly neat and rounded on females but more extravagant and unkempt on males.

 

Polish Silver Laced

Painted in pastels in 2005 and is now in London Chambers.

 

This breed is known as Polish in the USA and Poland in Britain, but thought to originate in Italy and are sometimes referred to as Crested Dutch.  

 

Polish crest feathers grow from a knob or small dome on the top of the skull and are fairly neat and rounded on females but more extravagant and unkempt on males.

 

Polish Golden Laced

Painted in pastels in 2005 and is for sale.

66 cm x 46 cm (framed 91cms x 71 cms)

 

 

This breed is known as Polish in the USA and Poland in Britain, but thought to originate in Italy and are sometimes referred to as Crested Dutch.  

 

Polish crest feathers grow from a knob or small dome on the top of the skull and are fairly neat and rounded on females but more extravagant and unkempt on males.


 

Plymouth Rock Frizzle White

 

This painting was done in pastels and commissioned in 2006 and is now in The South of France.

 

The Plymouth Rock was created in New England in the latter half of the 19th Centure and quickly became a favourite for both farmers and exhibitors.  It was equally successful when shipped to Britain in 1879.  The breeding mix included Dominique, Cochin, Brahma, Java, Minorca and Leghorn.

Plymouth Rock Frizzle White

This painting in pastels was commissioned in 2006 for a special auction and was requested as the first one had been sold.

 

The Plymouth Rock was created in New England in the latter half of the 19th Centure and quickly became a favourite for both farmers and exhibitors.  It was equally successful when shipped to Britain in 1879.  The breeding mix included Dominique, Cochin, Brahma, Java, Minorca and Leghorn.

Plymouth Rock Frizzle White

This painting also done in pastels in 2006 and remains in private ownership.

 

The Plymouth Rock was created in New England in the latter half of the 19th Centure and quickly became a favourite for both farmers and exhibitors.  It was equally successful when shipped to Britain in 1879.  The breeding mix included Dominique, Cochin, Brahma, Java, Minorca and Leghorn.

Cochin Frizzle White

Cochin Frizzle White painted in pastels in 2009 and is for sale.

 

This painting is for sale 48 cms high x 63 cms wide

(framed with double white mount and silver and black frame (74 cms high x 87 cms wide)

 

This species was initially knows as the Shanghai, and then as the Cochin Chin in honour of its homeland.  The arrival of these large round birds in teh USA and Britain in the mid 1840s created a sensation.  They weighed 10 - 12 lbs, but looked even heavier because of their ample soft feathers.  The ginger colour of the first imports was also a novelty.


 

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