POLL Daniël Herbert ('Herbert') (Van Der)
THE ART CRITIC
Pastel on paper: 123 x 97 cm / 48.4 x 38.2 ins
Signed and dated 'Herbert van der Poll/ 1927' lower left
Painter of portraits, animals, flowers and plants; draughtsman, etcher and lithographer.
Daniël Herbert Van der Poll was a pupil at the Amsterdam Academy. He lived and worked in Antwerp and Amsterdam. He specialised in painting animals, but he also painted flowers and plants. He was a member and secretary of ‘Arti et Amicitae’ in Amsterdam.
In 1925 he was awarded a gold medal by Queen Wilhelmina.
He taught at the Amsterdam Academy until 1942.
Amsterdam 1877 - 1963
P. Scheen, "Lexicon Nederlandse Beeldende Kunstenaars; 1750-1880", The Hague 1981, p. 406.