The Great Fire of London by Unknown Artist

Panoramic view of the conflagration.

Details

Medium:
Oil on oak
Dimensions:
91 x 160 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
E Speelman

The artist may have been an eye witness to the Fire as it is an entirely accurate record of the scene on the night of 4 September 1666. The viewpoint is unusual, but the best and safest for the artist.

Provenance

Silvertop family collection.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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