Cityscapes of Grand Rapids & Chicago

 

Grand Rapids perspective I

View from the 8th floor of Secchia Center.

Pencil on paper 25.6 x 19.7 inches

This drawing is a design for a painting.

 

Grand Rapids perspective II 

View from the 8th floor of Secchia Center.

Pencil on paper 25.6 x 19.7 inches

 

Grand Rapids perspective III

View from the Varnum building.

Pencil on paper 25.6 x 19.7 inches

 

Grand Rapids perspective IV

View from the Varnum building.

Pencil on paper 25.6 x 19.7 inches

 

Lighthouse and pier at Grand Haven, Michigan.

Pencil on paper, appr. 13.8 x 7.9 inches

Design for an etching.

 

 

Lighthouse and pier at Grand Haven II

Pencil on paper, appr. 13.8 x 9.8 inches

Design for an etching/painting.

 

 

 

 

Lighthouse and pier at Grand Haven III

Pencil on paper  4.5 x 9.8 inches

Design for an etching/painting.

 

 

North-western “L” at Western-station on North Lincoln Ave in Chicago.

Pencil on paper 14.8 x 14.8 inches

Design for a painting.

I love the complexity of the construction, the perspective and the game of light & shadows.

 

“The Passerby” 

W. Madison, Chicago.

Pencil on paper 4.9 x 23.6 inches

Design for an etching/copper engraving and painting.

 

Northwestern “L” between Diversey and Fullerton Station at N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago.

Pencil on paper 13.7 x 9.1 inches

Design for a copper engraving.

 

 

S. Columbus Drive, Chicago, Il.

Pencil on paper 5.9 x 22.1 inches

 

 

 

 

“Blue Bridge”, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Pencil on paper, appr. 11.8 x 15.7 inches

Design for a copper engraving and painting.

A church building from Grand Rapids should not be missed … Therefore a church of Dutch origin “The First Netherlands Congregation”.

Pencil on paper 9.8  x 9.8 inches

Design for a copper engraving in 18th Century style as a reference to the theological roots of the church and because of the style in which the church is built.

 

“Chicago Nightfall”

The street between Wrightwood Ave and Fullerton Avenue in Park West and parallel to Clark Street in Chicago.

Oil on panel 6.3 x 7.5 inches

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Title: “The Plane Tree”

Oil on panel    19.7″ x 19.7″, 50 cm x 50 cm,  2018

View of the old Dutch city Kampen.

Made this painting inspired by the Dutch master painter Gerrit Berkheyde (1638-1698)

Collection of Stedelijk Museum Kampen, the Netherlands.