De Kuiper - Schiedam - NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoekraam
N 51° 54.856 E 004° 24.134
31U E 596445 N 5752431
Quick Description: Statue of "De kuiper" in Schiedam.
Location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 7/28/2022 11:20:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM16GGE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
Beeld op natuurstenen plaat. Op 15 september 1995 onthuld door R.C.M. de Kuijper, oud-directeur van de 300 jaar oude jeneverfabriek Johs De Kuyper & Zn bv, die het aan de Schiedamse bevolking schonk. Ter gelegenheid van dit jubileum verwierf het bedrijf op 9 juni van dit jaar het predicaat 'koninklijk'. Robbert Jan F. Donker, die zijn atelier in Rotterdam heeft, ontving de opdracht in december 1994. Het is zijn eerste werk van dit formaat (hoogte ca. 1.80 m.). Het beeld werd in augustus gegoten bij Chr. Volkers Bronsgieterij. De kunstenaar is zelf tevreden over het resultaat, het werk van de gieterij en over de plaats. (bron: R. Poels, Scyedam 21-5)
Dit is vierde Schiedamse standbeeld dat herinnert aan drankverleden van Schiedam. De eerste drie waren de brandersknecht (1985), de zakkendrager (1987) en de distillateur (1992)





Image on natural stone plate. Unveiled on September 15, 1995 by R.C.M. de Kuijper, former director of the 300-year-old jenever factory Johs De Kuyper & Zn bv, who donated it to the people of Schiedam. On the occasion of this anniversary, the company acquired the designation 'royal' on 9 June this year. Robbert Jan F. Donker, who has his studio in Rotterdam, received the commission in December 1994. It is his first work of this size (height approx. 1.80 m). The statue was cast in August at Chr. Volkers bronze foundry. The artist himself is satisfied with the result, the work of the foundry and the place. (source: R. Poels, Scyedam 21-5)
This is the fourth Schiedam statue that recalls Schiedam's drinking history. The first three were the Burners' Hand (1985), the Sack Carrier (1987) and the Distiller (1992)
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: De Kuiper

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Unknown

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1995

Materials used: Metal

Location: Schiedam

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