Photoart Collection

Anemone Coronaria

large edition | 07small edition | 09 Anemone Coronaria (Translation from Dutch:) the world upside downa quiet (er) life gas masksmouth masksdistanceinside outsideoutside inside sneakingsearchingwandering death and destruction out of balancecounterbalanceleanlean togetheroffer comfortfind comfort see beautyand bloom The flowers, in this still life, have been carefully selected in their meaning. Flowers that fit into the […]

Zwarte haan – Black rooster

large edition | 07small edition | 07 Zwarte haan In the spirit of Jan Mankes Black rooster A reaction to Jan Mankes’ “White rooster” from 1917, a beautiful painting showing his (then already) rare white Frisian rooster, I show the now very rare black variant of the Frisian Hoen. According to official guidelines, there are […]

Ter Borch untitled

large edition | 03small edition | 07 Ter Borch untitled Recognizable the work of the painter Gerard ter Borch and the city Zwolle. Back to the 17th century. I used Ter Borch’s genre pieces as a source of inspiration. On these genre pieces people can be seen in their daily environment, who stand in mutual, […]

Nooi de starm

large edition | 05small edition | 07 Nooi de starm The island Schiermonnikoog | after the storm June 2019 | Artist in Residence Schiermonnikoog KunstDOK Schiermonnikoog surprised and inspired me A beautiful quiet island with large wide beaches, I had never seen them that big. Small and insignificant, yet oh so happy I felt there, […]

Eartiids Earnewâld

large edition | 05small edition | 15 Eartiids Earnewâld Identity & changeAn image of the village of Earnewâld what it must have looked like a century ago. With the Agnes church tower as its focal point, seen from the old lock. I started looking for the stories and professions that determined the identity of this […]

Goud Fries | Goudpel haan

large edition | 07small edition | 07 Goud Fries Golden Frisian Tribute to the Frisian grouse – Friese hoen – Goudpel (Gold pelt) – and Frisian Harlinger tile work. The Frisian fowl is an old breed that already existed on the mounds in the early Middle Ages. Here a winner gold pelt rooster shows off […]

Janke 278

large edition | 07small edition | 07 Janke 278 Ode to the Red pied frieze cattle.With a noble head, beautiful eyes and a red-spotted body, Janke 278 is standing here in an authentic grup stable in Friesland. The Frisian red and white cow is an endangered cow. Fortunately, there are more and more farmers and […]

Willem lodewijk van Nassau

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Willem Lodewijk van Nassau Leeuwarden Lonkt Leeuwarden Stadhouderlijk Hof, autumn 1587 Willem Lodewijk, stadholder of Friesland, leaves for Franeker to make arrangements about the wedding ceremony between him and his cousin Anna, daughter of Willem van Oranje. The Stadhouderlijk Hof in the atmosphere […]

Maria louise van Hessen kassel

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Maria Louise van Hessen Kassel Leeuwarden lonkt The Princessehof, Leeuwarden December 13, 1742 Marijke and her son, Stadholder William IV, are presented during the lunch by court gardener Johan Hermann Knoop, the first boiled potato. The story goes that on 13 December 1742 […]

Saskia van Uylenburgh en Rembrandt van Rijn

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Saskia van Uylenburgh Leeuwarden Lonkt Leeuwarden, Het Hof van Friesland July 3, 1634 Saskia, in the presence of her brand new husband Rembrandt van Rijn, filed a complaint and thereby renounces the property assets of her family. After that she leaves Friesland for […]

pieter jelles troelstra

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Pieter Jelles Troelstra Leeuwarden Lonkt Nieuwestad 113, Leeuwarden Late summer 1890 Living room setting of lawyer / writer / politician Troelstra, together with his first wife Sjoukje Bokma de Boer (pseudonym writer Nienke van Hichtum). The marriage is not going well. There are […]

Mata hari

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Margaretha Geertruida Zelle Leeuwarden Lonkt Leeuwarden, salon IJ. van der Wielen Early 1890 Young Greetje Zelle during her ballet lesson with dance and music master H. De Jong. Greetje will later become known as Mata Hari. Later known as Mata Hari, the young […]

J.J. Slauerhoff

large edition | 05 special edition | 01 small edition | 20 Jan Jacob Slauerhoff Leeuwarden Lonkt Leeuwarden, Voorstreek 26, in front of the parental home Late summer 1919 Slau and Simon Vestdijk visit Leeuwarden. They knew each other laterally from the HBS and study medicine in Amsterdam, while the admiration for each other’s writing […]

master fan alle ringen | lord of the rings

large edition | 15small edition | 35 De twa tuorrenMaster fan alle ringen The two towersLord of the rings I have imagined the magical world of J.R.R. Tolkien, the endless grassy plains of Rohan to the Greidhoeke of Friesland. Art project “De Twa Tuorren” The most beautiful book in the most beautiful Frisian Liuwe Westra […]

Erpel, 1885 Nuenen

large edition | 09small edition | 20 Erpel, 1885 Nuenen ‘Gisteravond zag ik door het raam van een boerenwoning een gezin aan de aardappel en de schoonheid daarvan liet me niet meer los’. – ‘Last night I saw a family on the potato through the window of a farmhouse and the beauty of it didn’t […]

ljochtstill

large edition | 09small edition | 20 Ljochtstill Silence Still Stand still Attention Surroundings Look and see Enjoy From the water, on the water, into the water Sky Air Freedom Ljochtstill Earnewâld | Eernewoude Friesland, water country Art and culture project ‘Ljochtstill’ was allowed to use this photo of me as a promotional image. Ljochtstill […]

rietsnijders

large edition | 09small edition | 20 Rietsnijders Cane cutters Freedom. Natural beauty. Fantastic view. Invisible visible Winter. When the weather is dry, clouds of smoke rise from the reed areas everywhere. The bare-cut herds, the residual waste are burned to the ground, so that the fresh young cane can fully sprout. Tribute to the […]

Yn it ljocht

large edition | 09small edition | 20 Yn it ljocht Tribute to the skippers and ship builders of Friesland Water and water sports are very important to Friesland. Nowadays for recreation but in the past the Frisian lakes and waterways were the highways for this province. Almost all transport of goods and people took place […]

Allinne

large edition | 05small edition | 15 Allinne Changing time. Present and past come together As a reaction to earlier work (folk stories) by me and to the work of Gosse Koopmans, this photo art image was created. Gosse Koopmans lives in the house of Dam Jaarsma and has drawn his living room with oil […]

pavo cristatus

large edition | 09small edition | 20 Pavo Cristatus Wearer of God’s eyes. The fascination that peacocks can fly … and that the cycle, the rhythm of nature is so very clearly visible with these beautiful animals. Pavo Cristatus Kale bomen, gouden zon Witte deken is nabij Gooi je sleep af en wacht Klokjes zullen […]

Keep on dreaming

 large edition | 09small edition | 20 Keep on dreaming Keep on dreaming, keep on exploring Dream today, dream tomorrow Dream like a child, clean and pure

Wonder of woman

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 Wonder of woman | Living room

beauty and mortality

large edition | 09 small edition | 20 Beauty and Mortality The almost unreal Dutch lighthouse, Paard van Marken and one of the oldest ships in the Netherlands, the tallship bark EUROPA. The ship that continuously goes around the world, which has meant a lot in the glory days of the Netherlands and the lighthouse, […]

piano man

large edition | 05 small edition | 25 Piano man A look at a cafe in the 40s? Where live music is still provided by a pianist and where people still really talk, play cards, dice, drink and smoke. An ode to the dying profession of bar pianist and a reason to think back to […]

it skilige pypke

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 It Skilige pypke The ghost of it Skilige pypke About the greedy man who haunted the bridge at Veenwouden Depiction of a folk tale that takes place at Veenwouden and Zwaagwesteinde / De Westereen, at the end / beginning of the Goddelozesingel. It pypke, the little bridge, […]

Spoekhûn fan de Simmerdyk

large edition | 05 small edition | 50 De Spoekhûn fan de Simmerdyk The ghost dog of the Simmerdyk The ghost dog of the Simmerdyk still roams around Depiction of a folk tale set on the Simmerdyk (Summer road) between Hurdegaryp and Burgum. The depicted wâldhùske (forest house) can be found there. On the photo […]

Bron van Bonifatius

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 Boarne fan Bonifatius The source of Bonifatius A heavenly sign of Bonifatius on the mound of Dokkum Bonifatius also known as Boniface, birth name: Wynfreth was one of the most important Anglo-Saxon missionaries and church reformers in the Frankish empire, bishop, martyr and declared as holy. Photo […]

goddeleaze tolhus

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 It Goddeleaze Tolhús The Godless Tollbooth How the name ‘Goddeleaze Tolhûs’ originated Depiction of a folk tale that takes place along the Falomsterfeart at Feanwâlden | Veenwouden, with the skipper on the skûtsje ‘De Swanneblom’. The ship that actually sailed in Veenwouden in the 1950s. Photo artwork […]

Groninger landschap

large edition | 05 small edition | 75 Groninger landschap series: Oude tijden herleven Groningen landscape series: Relive old times The beautiful gold-colored wheat fields of the Middag-Humsterland, a piece of unspoilt farmland that is considered one of the oldest cultural landscapes in the Netherlands. De Westerhouw, a characteristic Art Nouveau farmhouse from 1908, stands […]

Drentse heide

large edition | 05 small edition | 75 Drentse heide series: Oude tijden herleven Drenthe heathland series: Relive old times The heathland of the Dwingelderveld in the early morning with shadowy white wings. Magical is the Drentsche sheep herd of the Schoonebeker breed with its high legs and long tails, under the care of the […]

Groninger Hogeland

large edition | 05 small edition | 75 Groninger Hogeland series: Oude tijden herleven Groningen Hogeland series: Relive old times The Menkemaborg in Uithuizen, one of the few remaining Borgen, castles, in Groningen, has its origins in the 14th century and is located in the authentic landscape of the “Hogeland”. The many wierden villages and […]

Drents landschap

large edition | 05 small edition | 75 Drents Landschap series: Oude tijden herleven Drenthe Landscape series: Relive old times Rolde with its characteristic church tower, the gothic Jacobuskerk. The tower was a beacon for travelers between the city of Groningen and Coevorden. In this scene we also see hunebed D16 from the village of […]

Stad Groningen

 large edition | 05 small edition | 75 Groningen Stad series: Oude tijden herleven city of Groningen series: Relive old times The beautiful Goudkantoor has been given a prominent place in the scene. Wandering through the city at nightfall. “d Olle Grieze, het Goudkantoor, de Vismarkt, café Soestdijk, Huis De Beurs, der Aa-kerk, Korenbeurs and […]

NightMare

large edition | 09 small edition | 20 NachtMerrie NightMare

Jacht der Jachten

large edition | 09 small edition | 20 Jacht der Jachten

Gouden tijden?

large edition | 05 small edition | 09 Gouden tijden? Golden times? .. run, run! Wait, a final glance … The coal shovels have disappeared My feet have the space Finally, a new beginning .. Fruitful times, golden fields! Mother nature and father time will tell

Wonder of woman | dining room

large edition | 09 small edition | 20 Wonder of woman | dining room  

Vrouw Holle

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 Vrouw Holle Sprookjes en vertellingen  Frau Holle Fairy tales and stories

Repelsteeltje

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 Repelsteeltje Sprookjes en vertellingen  Rumpelstiltskin Fairy tales and stories

Peter Pan

large edition | 05 small edition | 20 Peter Pan Sprookjes en vertellingen  Peter Pan Fairy tales and stories