Portraits of animals

dated 1999 until 2018 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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King Lex

2018

Lex is the king of the blok.

Hare

2018

Hare, acrylmedium with sand

Lex

2018

Lex is the alpha-male.

Miepie

2018

Miepie is a Spanish refugee. She likes dogs but cannot communicate with other cats.

Sjaak, white

2018

Sjaak, 16.5 years of age. A once black roughhaired Dutch Shephard in drawing 4 times enlarged.

Patsy

2017

Patsy, portrait in commission of deceased crossbreed Chihuahua-Jack Russel doggie.

Bundy DK

2017

Bundy on last holidays to Denmark.

Hunting Beagle

2017

Beagle on Snoopy-pyjama.

Rotto in Zee

2016

Rotweiler in the sea.

Blue Bird

2016

Blue bird in oil on canvas

Poezekater

2016

Sumi-e drawing

Rotterweiler

2016

Rotweiler, growling on flowerfabric

Aggrechihua

2016

Growling Chihuahua on Betty Boop fabric

Vulture, monotype

2015

Vulture, monotype

Rhino, mixed media

2015

Rhinoceros, monotype in Acryl with inkdrawing

Rhinoghost, monotype

2015

Rhinoceros

Dorus

2015

There he was, and we called him Dorus: a stray, home unfound. He disappeared again and reappeared when the uncommunicative meddeling neighbour threadened to throw him into the asylum. He was a real terrorist. Fast action made him move into a welcome house where he lived happily for the last two months of his life.

Poitou donkey

2015

The Poitou Donkey is a breed of donkey originating in the Poitou region of France. One of the most distinctive donkey breeds, it is also among the rarest and least-known. As with many ancient breeds, the origins of the Baudet de Poitou are somewhat obscure. The Roman Empire is said to have introduced the donkey and the practice of mule breeding to the Poitou region of France from which the Baudet de Poitou takes its name. According to the Northwest Poitou Donkey Institute, "From only 44 animals (worldwide) counted in 1977, there are now an estimated 400 to 600 pure and part-bred animals in the world today.

Vulture

2015

Vulture in Nordhorn zoo

Great grey Owl3

2015

Study of Great grey Owl, Nordhorn zoo.
 

Great grey Owl2

2015

Colourstudy

Great grey Owl1

2015

The great Grey Owl was very much awake!

Prairiedog's watching!

2015

Drawing with text, in Dutch: Taal-tekening: A visit in the Zoo.
 

Lama2

2015

Lama head, Tierpark Nordhorn

Lama1

2015

Lama, Zoo Nordhorn

Snowy Owl 3

2015

Snowy Owl, Zoo Nordhorn

Snowy owl

2015

Snowy Owl

Grey Heron

2015

Grey Heron on a treetrunk, Melanchthonpark, Rotterdam

Neus Ho

2015

Sketch of the rhinoceros of Blijdorp Zoo, Rotterdam.

Artists dog

2015

Aoltsje, the roughhaired Dutch Sheppard of Ids Willemsma in his atelier. In de background her brother and my dog Sjaak.

Croc en face

2014

Varan

2014

varan

Lokke with nose

2013

Lokke might be dead before her 16 th. A nastly little dog had bitten into her nose and the bleeding didn't stop...

Joris very fat

2005

study for Joris

Wolf Jaap

2013

Wolf Jaap, portrait of a young entrepeneur

Study of a running wolf

2013

Running wolf sketch

Wratje

2013

Concrete Toad painted in rich colours.

Crocodile

2012

Crocodile, inspired by the world caught largest, in the Philipines.

Toad 2

2012

Toad 2 painted on commission.

Toad, detail

2011

Detail of a toads head.

Turtle

2011

Red necked turtle

2011

Red necked turle made for my daughter.

The Toad

2010

 Colourful expressive painting of a toad

Toad in blackwhiteyellowred

2010

 Toad, minimal lines

Toad's head

2010

 Head of a toad.

Chapka

2010

 Portrait of Welsh Springer Spaniel Chapka, made after his death.  In the background a Hongarian landscape and scenes out of his life.  The portrait is made as a wedding present.

Elektrobun

2010

Red kat acting like a panther between branches and climbing up looking very dangerous. Main colours: orange, red, purple, black and yellow-green.

Snail

2009

 Snail, enlarged

Ella

2009

Portrait of Ella, dog of mixed breeding and sister of Ella

Arie

2009

Portrait of Arie, little dog of mixed breeding and sister of Ella

Arie en Ella

2009

 sketch for the portraits of the dogs Arie and Ella, oilstick on packing paper

Sjaak

2008

 Portrait in oil on canvas of Sjaak, a rough haired dutch shepphard dog sitting in the grass

Joris

2007

 The Vet's kat, commissioned by "dierendokters" in Amsterdam

Fränzy van de Gandy's Hofke

2007

 Portrait of Franzy of Gandy's Hofke , made after death, with her in action on the background of the painting

Snail

2005

A Danish snail.