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The Zadkine Museum

ZADKINE in the French Les Arques / department of the Lot

The devastated city - Rotterdam The Netherlands

The Zadkine Museum is now located in his former residence and workshop, located on Rue d 'Assas in Paris. Also in the French Les Arques in the Department of Lot there is a Zadkine museum in his summer residence, where a number of his works are exhibited. In the crypt of the Romanesque church in front of this museum is a Piëta of Zadkine. In the town, which has been completely restored, there is an artists' center.

Zadkine was the son of a Jewish / Belarusian father, Ephime Zadkine (teacher of classical languages ​​in Smolensk), and a mother of Scottish origin, Sophie Lester.

In 1905 his father sent him to England, where he stayed with a cousin or his mother. From the autumn of 1908 he attended classes at the Arts and Crafts School in London. From October 1909 he settled in Paris. With, among others, Léger, Archipenko and Chagall and became friends with Modigliani.

In early…

Wild Flowers - Blond d'Aquitaine

1 / "Wild Flowers"
50x60cm oil on canvas.

Panorama Mesdag painting of approximately 120 meters.

Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical painting of approximately 14 meters high and with a circumference of 120 meters. The painting, which is one of the oldest 19th century panoramas in the world, is a view of the North Sea, the dunes, The Hague and Scheveningen. It belongs to the 'Top 100 of the National Heritage Agency' from 1990.

Blonde d'Aquitaine, relatively young

Blonde d'Aquitaine is a cattle breed that is among the meat-type varieties.
It is a relatively young breed, which has its own studbook since 1963.

"Blonde d'Aquitaine" oil on canvas 50x60cm Pierre van Dijk

Tast wine - buy wine - Pecharmant

Enrique, Plasencia Garcia; my (Friend & Neighbor) New Wine shop in le Bourg, rue de la Balme, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Dordogne France.
Info; +33 (0) 6 19 72 10 28

 one of the wines that are favorites is the Pecharmant
Pécharmant is a wine name (Appellation d'origine contrôlée, AOC) for wines produced in the city of Bergerac, France.