This company also had its own army (what a nice touch!) and were in fact an extension of Dutch power overseas. We will discuss the plight of sailors, soldiers. Life on board. Flow of goods and money. Repression and evil actions weighing down on the local population, lasting for 300 years.
A second tour is about Rich People on the main Canals. Meet the high and mighty. hear story about power and glory, investment, success, art, horrible wrongdoings and the urban planning schemes of the City Government creating those fabulous main canals. BBC quality.
Date, time and Pricing are all tailor made for each group. A typical group would be about 4. Exceptionally I can manage groups of 20-30 for a special fee.
- Drs. Kaldenbach wrote many books and articles over the years.
- A 2000+ item web site
- Major cruise companies have requested Drs Kaldenbach to lecture on their mighty 2000+ passenger ships.
Art historian Drs. Kees Kaldenbach lives and works in Amsterdam and is specialized in European art. As a teacher and public educator he uses lectures and multimedia technology to present a rich tapestry of image information on European art history both for the public at large and for fellow art historians.
He has published widely and has designed an important website (2000+ items) on the art of the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, as well as on other Delft artists. As a leading expert Kees has collaborated in fine arts television programs by networks such as BBC2, BBC3, CNN, DKR Denmark,NPS Dutch TV, NTV Japan. He has also worked with radio programme makers (RNW Radio Holland). Kaldenbach has also written and published books and many articles on the history of art.
With his Amsterdam-based company Private Art Tours, Kees has lectured during well over 200 art tours to groups ranging from 1 to 20 persons. He has also successfully addressed larger audiences. Keesí main topics of discussion are the Dutch painters Johannes Vermeer, Rembrandt van Rijn and Vincent van Gogh. He has also spoken on the topics of Dutch urban architecture and the history of local institutions.
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