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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions21 x 29.7 x 0.1cm
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The Herengracht This colored pencil drawing depicts the Herengracht in Leiden, Netherlands. The canal with its beautiful houses for the rich stands out in its grandeur...

The Herengracht This colored pencil drawing depicts the Herengracht in Leiden, Netherlands. The canal with its beautiful houses for the rich stands out in its grandeur compared to other minor ones. The drawing was commissioned by the same collector who bought ‘Schiedam – 09-10-21’. It therefor is executed in the same style. Furthermore, Leiden is well-reknowed for its little canals and back alleys. Not catering foreign tourists as much as Amsterdam it mostly retained its original character . Is more intimate and offers some great museums as well. Foliage or Not? The aim was to put the focus on the houses in the centre of the drawing. As to these, there was a difficult consideriation to make. Depicting the foliage in full would block the view of the houses and their specifics quite a bit. The initial thought therefor was to do a winter scene. After a first attempt I was not satisfied with the result though. It looked too clean and I missed an organic look, counterbalanci

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