Haarlem - Leiden
Moeder met kind (Mother and child)
When walking (the dog around) the city-park, several works of art are to be seen. The left one, Moeder met kind, was created by Jan Wolkers around his 30th year of life. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Wolkers. He was born in Oegstgeest, within the Leiden region. The right one was created by ‘Het Kunst Uitschot Team’ (The Art Scum Team), made of oak-wood and placed (obviously by the team) in..
De Venus van Leiden (Leiden’s Venus)
...2004. During 2005/6 the sculpture was initially removed by the city-council, and eventually replaced after a referendum. In September 2008 the statue was badly damaged and the severed head was found a few weeks later. In November 2008 the statue gets its head back but in a new form. In this way, the team emphasizes the statue’s eventful history. KLICK ON EITHER OF THEM TO SEE ONE COMPLETE.
History & fame
The most famous painter that was born in Leiden is without any doubt Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt.
There's a memorial plaque integrated in the wall inside the bystreet where he was born. Next to it is a small square in his memory to be found.
This week’s statistics.
Engine ran during 5 hours and 42 minutes (5,7 hours). Monday Haarlem – Haarlem , 0,6 hours, Tuesday Haarlem – Warmon/Warmond 3,9, and Thursday Warmond – Leiden 1,2 hours.
Generator this week 0 hours and 0 minutes (0,0 hours). Everywhere shore-power.
Weather: it's summer.
Hope to see you next week again!
Diny & Simon
Ja, met Leiden is ook niks mis! En nog zomer óók.
Leiden, ook zo’n mooie en gezellige (binnen-)stad. Vooral met deze zomerse temperaturen. Veel plezier.