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prepared for; Rose Guastellaprepared by;David Doolittle2/7/2014Gallery ReviewFriday February 7th 2014 I visited the Seattle Art Museum located in Seattle Washington to do my gallery review for Art Appreciation class (ART 100) at Olympic College. Upon searching the Museum for a piece to do my review on I wandered around examining each piece thoroughly to find something that appealed to my senses. Everything stood out to me so vividly, all the artistic endeavors so many renowned artists had accomplished that was on display. Eventually I made my way through to the European art section, particularly the “Light in The Darkness” exhibition room captured my imagination. It was in this room I decided to review the piece “The Burning City”by Egbert Lievensz van der Poel. The original, viewable at the Seattle Art Museum, is an oil on panel painting done in 1654, its approximate dimensions are 18 inches tall by 24 inches wide. LIevensz painted a series of paintings during the 1600’s entitled “The Burning City” as a realistic depiction of a large fire that swept over a dutch town of Delft he lived in during that time. The tragedy was the entire city burned and thousands lost their lives, but the beauty came

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