Artist Egbert Lievensz van der Poel, Dutch, 1621-1664
  • The Pancake Maker
Date c. 1654/1664
Medium Oil on oak panel
Dimensions Unframed: 10 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (27.3 × 26.4 cm)
Framed: 16 5/8 × 16 1/2 × 2 3/4 inches (42.2 × 41.9 × 7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.18
Department European Painting
Not On View
Signed Signed lower left: E. van der Poel
Vaynor Park, Berriew, Wales, Collection Corbett-Winder;
London, auction Major Corbett-Winder (Christie's) April 6, 1889, lot 85, bought by James E. Scripps;
Detroit, Collection James E. Scripps, given by Mrs. James E. Scripps (Harriet J. Scripps) to the Detroit Museum of Art in 1909.
"Mrs. Harriet Scripps Presents Fifteen Old Masters", DMA Bulletin, vol. 3, no. 4, 1909, pp. 46-50, esp. p. 48.

Detroit, Detroit Museum of Art, Handbook of Paintings by the Old Masters, 1910, pp. 51-52, no. 81.

Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of paintings, sculpture and contemporary arts and crafts, (cat. compiled by C. Burroughs), 1920, p. 55, no. 49.

Richardson, E. P (ed.), Detroit, DIA, Catalogue of Paintings, 1944, p. 103, no. 679.

Albany, Albany Institute of History & Art, "Matters of Taste: Food and Drink in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art and Life", 2002-2003, pp. 110-111, cat. 41, repr. (exh.organized by D. R. Barnes and P. C. Rose).

Detroit, Detroit Institute of Arts, Masters of Dutch Painting: The Detroit Institute of Arts, London, 2004, pp. 160-161 (entry by S. Donahue Kuretsky)