Hortus Botanicus – 26-05-24

impressionist landscape graphite pencil drawing

This graphite pencil drawing ‘Hortus Botanicus – 26-05-24’ is a bit of impressionism. It concerns a place I visited 30 years ago for the last time.

Leiden – Herengracht – 14-09-21 (sold)

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.

De Lakenhal – 16-08-19​

cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Last weekend I visited De Lakenhal at Leiden, Netherlands to see the exhibition ‘Rembrandt and the Golden Age’.

Leiden – 23-01-18

surrealistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

When I was walking across the Morspoort Bridge at Leiden I saw this incredible clouds party over Mill ‘De Put’ at the river Rijn towards the Weddesteeg across the water, where Rembrandt was born.

Leiden – 27-12-16 (sold)

impressionistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

An impressionistic view on Leiden, where I studied. I am often fascinated my reflections in water and there are so many canals to be found over there. The movement of the water is what I put as a central theme in this drawing.

Leiden – 16-11-15 (sold)

Cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

Leiden is famous for its canals and I makes me sentimental when they remind me of my time as a student, walking back drunk from a party feeling sick smelling the water.

Leiden – 06-11-15

cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

A graphite pencil drawing of Leiden, city at Zuid-Holland, Netherlands, where I lived for a long time and this site is to be seen from the Burcht (Castle) looking at the Hartebrugkerk (church).

Leiden – 04-11-15

cubistic cityscape graphite pencil drawing

The city where I studied international and european competition law and where I lived for 11 years.

Jan Vossensteeg 20a (1989)

Impressionistic interior charcoal drawing

An impression of my room when I was a law student at Leiden, Netherlands. Although I chosed for law to learn a trade I kept on sketching.