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Kees Verkadeartist • sculptorHaarlem 1941-2020 Monaco

biography of Korstiaan 'Kees' Verkade

Kees Verkade is one of the most famous sculptors in the Netherlands. His most beloved subject is man, whom he prefers to model in motion, in both small sculptures and monumental statues. Children, acrobats, athletes and dancers in extreme concentration have his preference. The tension and emotional charge give an extra dimension to his work. Until 1970 Verkade worked in his studio in Zandvoort on sculptures and on commissions for monumental work by, among others, the municipalities of Haarlem, Zandvoort, Groningen, Drachten and Amsterdam. Then he broke through internationally. Today he exhibits in galleries in London, Paris and the United States. The artist has lived in Monaco since 1979


previously for salesculptures by Kees Verkade


Kees Verkade | Exaltation II, bronze, 54.0 cm, signed on the base and dated '99

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Exaltation II, 1999

Kees Verkade | Two figures, bronze, 43.0 cm, signed on the base and dated '87

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Two figures, 1987

Kees Verkade | Sorrow, bronze, 30.7 cm, signed on the base and dated '82

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Sorrow

Kees Verkade | Symbole de la Vie, bronze, 46.0 cm, signed on the base and dated on the base 2003

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Symbole de la Vie

Kees Verkade | Eclosion, bronze, 50.0 cm, signed on the base and dated '95 on the base

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Eclosion

Kees Verkade | Waking up, bronze, 7.4 x 22.8 cm, signed with initials on the side of the bronze base and executed in '78

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Waking up

Kees Verkade | Johan Cruyff, bronze, 22.3 x 24.0 cm, signed with initials on the base and executed '78

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • previously for sale

Johan Cruyff


for salesculptures by Kees Verkade


Kees Verkade | Le don de l'horizon, bronze, 32.0 x 44.0 cm, signed on the base and dated on the base 2003

Kees Verkade

statue • sculpture • for sale

Le don de l'horizon, 2003


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