Ceiling of a 1730\'s period room in the former British consulate of Amsterdam 
just before installation of the new painting<p>
<span style=\"color: #ffffff; font-size: 8pt;\">رسم اسقف - جدارية</span>
Ceiling of a 1730's period room in the former British consulate of Amsterdam just before installation of the new painting

رسم اسقف - جدارية


A well preseved and fully restored 1730\'s period room in the former British consulate of Amsterdam, <p>just before installation of the new painted ceiling.
A well preseved and fully restored 1730's period room in the former British consulate of Amsterdam,

just before installation of the new painted ceiling.


Empty ceiling frame high over the stairs of Schoonoord House, an 1870\'s arts & crafts villa
Empty ceiling frame high over the stairs of Schoonoord House, an 1870's arts & crafts villa

Six panels of a 21 M²  ceiling for a private residence in Bergen
Six panels of a 21 M² ceiling for a private residence in Bergen

first stages of our 60 M² ceiling for a Cees Dam designed boardroom
first stages of our 60 M² ceiling for a Cees Dam designed boardroom

first days of work on the 60 M² ceiling for a Cees Dam designed boardroom
first days of work on the 60 M² ceiling for a Cees Dam designed boardroom

First sketch for a new painting on the hexagonal ceiling of an 18th c. tea pavilion. A last remaining item of two magnificent but once demolished 17th c. mansions. Surrounded by majestic gardens with ornamental lakes, these estates once included some spectaculair menageries that had the privilege of being portrayed by Melchior d\'Hondecoeter.
A seemingly random selection of tropical birds reflects the Dutch craze for Natural History collections, zoo\'s and aviaries, and both East & West India Company personnel trading animals on the side, to supply them. . .
Historical research has shown that all birds depicted here, have actually been seen in 17th and 18th c. menageries in and around Amsterdam.. .
\"Hondecoeter in Driemond\" or \"Other ones Feathers\" - a provisional title derived from one of Aesop\'s fables, (popular in the 18th c.) -  will be executed at the studio through 2017/18. .
First sketch for a new painting on the hexagonal ceiling of an 18th c. tea pavilion. A last remaining item of two magnificent but once demolished 17th c. mansions. Surrounded by majestic gardens with ornamental lakes, these estates once included some spectaculair menageries that had the privilege of being portrayed by Melchior d'Hondecoeter. A seemingly random selection of tropical birds reflects the Dutch craze for Natural History collections, zoo's and aviaries, and both East & West India Company personnel trading animals on the side, to supply them. . . Historical research has shown that all birds depicted here, have actually been seen in 17th and 18th c. menageries in and around Amsterdam.. . "Hondecoeter in Driemond" or "Other ones Feathers" - a provisional title derived from one of Aesop's fables, (popular in the 18th c.) -  will be executed at the studio through 2017/18. .

Maquette - Study for a Painted Room
Maquette - Study for a Painted Room

Sketch for four of the six new painted panels for the newly restored Grand Salon at San Anton\'s Palace, Malta\'s 17th c. presidential residence..

With: Daaa haus architects - Milano / Malta.
and Bianco aranico - Venezia.
Sketch for four of the six new painted panels for the newly restored Grand Salon at San Anton's Palace, Malta's 17th c. presidential residence.. With: Daaa haus architects - Milano / Malta. and Bianco aranico - Venezia.

Studio
Studio

Installing the paintings at the Herengracht
Installing the paintings at the Herengracht

Studio
Studio

The six meter high walls and 70 M² ceiling of the Gran Salon at Malta\'s San Anton Palace . Ready for the new paintings. . .
The six meter high walls and 70 M² ceiling of the Gran Salon at Malta's San Anton Palace . Ready for the new paintings. . .

Last day before the opening reception - New paintings for San Anon Palace, Malta\'s 17th c. Presidential residence
Last day before the opening reception - New paintings for San Anon Palace, Malta's 17th c. Presidential residence

Studio - Work on the Herengracht Paintings.
Studio - Work on the Herengracht Paintings.

Studio - Work on the Herengracht Paintings.
Studio - Work on the Herengracht Paintings.

Handmade info plates, to be added to our new paintings at San Anton Palace. Malta\'s 17th century presidential residence. . .  Most paintings in Malta\'s national palaces have plates like these added underneath them since time immemorial . . . In this case however these don\'t read the names of historic heads of state like “Sir Alexander Ball”, “H.M. Queen Adelaide”, “Ġorġ Borg Olivier” or “Fra\' Antoine de Paule”. . .  but “Sea squill / Basal tal-Għansar”. . . “Turtledove / Gamiema”. . . \"Carpenter bee / Bomblu iswed\" . .  or “Giant fennel / Ferla”
Handmade info plates, to be added to our new paintings at San Anton Palace. Malta's 17th century presidential residence. . . Most paintings in Malta's national palaces have plates like these added underneath them since time immemorial . . . In this case however these don't read the names of historic heads of state like “Sir Alexander Ball”, “H.M. Queen Adelaide”, “Ġorġ Borg Olivier” or “Fra' Antoine de Paule”. . . but “Sea squill / Basal tal-Għansar”. . . “Turtledove / Gamiema”. . . "Carpenter bee / Bomblu iswed" . . or “Giant fennel / Ferla”

A wall of color samples - executing the coffered ceiling at Verwelius for Cees Dam
A wall of color samples - executing the coffered ceiling at Verwelius for Cees Dam

Works in Progress