Fire by night

Egbert van der Poel1658 - 1658

The Kremer Collection

The Kremer Collection
Amsterdam, Netherlands

In the 16th and 17th century, paintings of fires preferably at night were very popular. Van der Poel was a specialist in this genre and was crucial in its develoment. Van der Poel had a number of followers, the best known of which is Adam Colonia, an artist who has been represented in the collection for a number of years. Van der Poel's panel unlike Colonia\'s panel which is slightly larger is dated 1658.


  • Title: Fire by night
  • Creator: Egbert van der Poel
  • Creator Lifespan: 1621 - 1664
  • Creator Nationality: Dutch
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Rotterdam
  • Creator Birth Place: Delft
  • Date: 1658 - 1658
  • Signed: Signed and dated 1658
  • Physical Dimensions: w35 x h28 cm
  • Painter: Egbert van der Poel
  • Provenance: Aetas Aurea Holding SA
  • Type: Panel
  • Rights: http://www.thekremercollection.com/disclaimer/
  • External Link: The Kremer Collection website

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