28/09/2010

PRUDENS VAN DUYSE (1804-1859)

4 pictures


Location: Vlasmarkt Dendermonde, Flanders, Belgium.
Maker: Godfriend De Vreese.
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 8 October 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl



On the socle are three texts, each on a side. They read:
1) De taal is gansch het volk.
2) Hij bezong zijn vaderland.
3) Zijn gansche leven was een lied de roem van Vlaanderens kunstgebied.

Location: Vlasmarkt, Dendermonde, Flanders, Belgium.
Maker: Godfried Devreese (statue), Victor Horta (socle).
Established: 27 August 1893 (thanks Jempi). Commissioned by Stadsbestuur Dendermonde, Van Duyse Commissie.
Photos: © Vera Seppion. September 2010.
http://www.hetstillepand.be


Commemorative tile on the house where Van Duyse was born.
Location: Corner Vlasmarkt/Brusselsestraat, Dendermonde.
Maker: Unknown.
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 8 October. 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl

21/09/2010

KAREL VAN DE WOESTIJNE (1878-1929)


Location: Antwerp, Flanders.
Maker:
Photos: Bert Bevers. 2010.



The text on the basement of the statue, written by the poet himself, says:
Mijn vriend, gij hebt een der schoonste streken van Brabant gezien en die ligt aan de poorten van Brussel.

My friend, you have seen one of the loveliest regions in Brabant and it is situated right at the gates of Brussels.
Translated by Albert Hagenaars

Location: Meise, Flanders, Belgium.
Maker: Wilfried Pas.
Photos: Vera Seppion. September 2010.
http://www.hetstillepand.be/van_de_woestijne.html

19/09/2010

NILS FERLIN (1898-1961)


Location: Stora Torg, Filipstad, Sweden.
To the left Dutch poet Hans Mellendijk.
Maker: K.G. Bejemark (who also created Ferlin's statue in Stockholm). Established in 1975.
Slide: © Rini Scholten.

16/09/2010

J.L. (JOZEF) DE BELDER (1912-1981)


Location: Churchyard in Deurle-aan-de-Leie, Belgium.
Maker:
Photo: © Thierry Deleu.

13/09/2010

HILAIRE VAN KEMZEKE (1889-1967)


Location: Armand De Riemaeckerstraat, Ninove, Belgium.
Maker: Cesar Hemelrijk. Established 1968.
Photo: © Bert Bevers. 2010.
www.bertbevers.com

11/09/2010

TOON HERMANS (1916-2000)



Location: In front of the theatre in Sittard, The Netherlands.
Maker: Loek Bos. Established 15 January 2003.
Photos: © Albert Hagenaars. 4 September 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl

Location: Sittard, The Netherlands.
Maker:
Photos: © Albert Hagenaars. 4 September 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl

10/09/2010

KAREL LODEWIJK LEDEGANCK (1805-1847)




Location: De Spriet, Eeklo, Flanders, Belgium.
Maker: Jules Lagae. Established in 1897.
Photo: © Vera Seppion. September 2010.

09/09/2010

JACQUES SCHREURS (1893-1966)


Location: Helstraat, Sittard, The Netherlands.
Maker:
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 4 September 2010.

I only know that if God
wrathfully allowed a poet to drown,
his soul immediately would emerge,
his song still sound.


Translated by Albert Hagenaars.
www.alberthagenaars.nl

05/09/2010

FERNANDO PESSOA (1888-1935)


Location: Rua Garrett, Lissabon, Portugal.
To the right Haarlem-based author and poet Bies van Ede.
Maker: Irene Vilar.
Photo: © Conny Kaper-Van Ede. Summer 2010.

PIERRE KEMP (1886-1967)




Location: Kempland (Stadspark), Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Maker: Rob Stultiens. Established 1987.
Photos: © Albert Hagenaars, September 4th 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl


I have been living in a skyhouse for quite some time now,
a little higher than the birds in the trees


Translated by Albert Hagenaars


Location: Turennestraat 21, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Maker:
Photos: © Albert Hagenaars, September 4th 2010.
www.alberthagenaars.nl

03/09/2010

JEAN-BAPTISTE DESCAMPS (1809-1885)




Location: Rue du Mont du Parc, Mons/Bergen, Belgium.
Maker:
Photo: © Bert Bevers. 2010.
www.bertbevers.com

GERARD WALSCHAP (1898-1989)


Location: Corner Schermerstraat/Maarschalk Gerardstraat, Antwerp, Belgium.
Maker: Wilfried Pas. Established 2006.
Photo: © Bert Bevers. 2010.
www.bertbevers.com

02/09/2010

FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER (1759-1805)


Location: Schillerplatz, Vienna, Austria.
Maker: Johannes Schilling. Established 1876.
Photo: © Hans Mellendijk. August 2010.


Location: Theaterplatz, Weimar, Germany.
(Schiller right, Goethe left)
Maker: Ernst Rietschel. Established 1857.
Photo: © Albert Hagenaars. 2009.
www.alberthagenaars.nl


Location: Nottebohmzaal, Erfgoedbibliotheek, Hendrik Conscienceplein, Antwerp, Belgium.
Maker:
Photo: © Bert Bevers. 12 November 2010.
www.bertbevers.com

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EMILE VERHAEREN (1855-1916)

4 pictures


Location: Sint-Amands aan de Schelde, Flanders.
Maker: Louis Esbroeck.
Photo: © Vera Seppion. 2010.
www.hetstillepand.be




Photo: © Mona la Maître. 9 March 1997.
On the picture also Dutch author Albert Hagenaars.



Photo: © Bert Bevers.
www.bertbevers.com



Location: Sint-Amands aan de Schelde, Belgium.
Maker: Louis Van Der Swaelmen (1927), changed by Jan Lauwers (1955).
Photo: © Mona la Maître. 9 March 1979.