The Mother by Arie van der Wijst

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Painting of an actual scene of a hen and her little one she wants to protect…..nothing bad happened.

Acrylics on thick paper.


hen, chicken, birds, scene


  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenabout 6 years ago

    Dit lijkt me niet makkelijk om te schilderen …..Een 10!

  • Dankjewel juf!!!

    – Arie van der Wijst

  • saleire
    saleireabout 6 years ago

    Perfect….I love chickens :o) Look at the light on the walls….and the shadows……fantastic work. A wonderful painting my friend.

  • turtlepath
    turtlepathabout 6 years ago

    This is a wonderful painting, the details, the tension on the hen’s fave -everything! Great work.

  • lianne
    lianneabout 6 years ago

    I thought this was a photo again Arie – such perfect light, such attention to every tiny detail – a truly glorious work!

  • coolart
    coolartabout 6 years ago

    Ah nice one son

  • Susan Moss
    Susan Mossabout 6 years ago

    Well done Arie

  • Nanmarie
    Nanmarieabout 6 years ago

    Awesome work!

  • angelandspot
    angelandspotabout 6 years ago

    Wonderful. I can’t wait until my little ones grow up and start raising their own little ones. It’s fun hatching in the incubator but I want to see it done naturally around here also. my fave!

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  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainabout 6 years ago

    Such a lovely painting, beautiful. And such a charming scene

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