Offered by Galerie PhC
Fire scene - maybe Brussels with its holy cathedral Gudule depicted from back.
Oil on board perfectly parquet of 104 cm by 70 cm
Frame of 124 cm by 90 cm
Daniel van Heil (1604-1664)
Theodor van Heil (1635-1691)
Daniel van Heil is the father of Theodore as well as the brother of the portraitist painter Jan Baptist van Heil and the architect Leo van Heil.
They specialize in the views of burnt towns and landscapes especially snowy for Daniel van Heil.
Their works can be found in many museums:
Winter landscape at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
Fire of Sodome and Gomorrhe, museum of the fine arts, in Verviers.
View of the outskirts of a small town in winter, Musée du Louvre, in Paris.
Winter landscape, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
Fire of the Antwerp Powder magazine, Museum of Fine Arts of Pau, France.
Fire in Brussels, Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels ...