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European Art
Artist: Egbert Lievensz van der Poel, Dutch, 1621–1664

The Explosion of the Powder Magazine in Delft, 1654

ca. 1654

Oil on panel

31 × 46 cm (12 3/16 × 18 1/8 in.)
Bequest of Dr. Herbert and Monika Schaefer
2020.37.30
Geography: 
Depicted Delft, Netherlands
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

With Thomas Agnew’s, London, by 1992 (stock no. B1870); sold to Dr. Herbert (1910–2011) and Mrs. Monika (died 2019) Schaefer, Malaga, Spain, 1992; on loan to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1993–2019; bequeathed to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

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