‘A poultry affair’: University removes painting depicting dead animals after vegan students complain

The University of Cambridge removed a 17th-century oil painting from one of its dining rooms after vegan students complained they could not eat in its presence.

The Fowl Market, by Flemish artist Frans Snyders, showed a bearded man surrounded by animal carcasses ready to be sold and prepared for a feast.

Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum donated the print to hang in the Hughes Hall dining room, where formal banquets are held twice a week. The painting made a group of students uncomfortable, so the university removed it, according to the Telegraph.

“Some diners felt unable to eat because it was
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