VAN DER POLL Daniël Herbert ('Herbert')
THE BLUE DANGER
Pastel: 118 x 137,5 cm / 46.4 x 54.1 in
Signed and dated '13' upper right; certified on reverse 'Het blauwe gevaar'
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.