Saturday, November 12, 2011

French Hen (Faverolles)

Oil on Gessobord. 6"x6"

This gal is a Faverolles, which is a French breed of chicken, developed in north-central France in the vicinity of the villages of Houdan and Faverolles. According to Wikipedia, the bird was originally bred for eggs and meat, but now is primarily raised for exhibition.

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