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Paintings by Louis Visser

Dutch Accent represents the artworks by Louis Visser.

The paintings are oil on paper, glued to panel. The sizes are 24 x 32 cm. If you are interested in one of the paitings please contact us by mail (info@dutch-accent.nl) or telephone (+31204202120/+31618462934).

Naerebout Art – Summer Exhibition

Untill the 28th of August Dutch Accent is hosting a solo exhibition by Marianne Y. Naerebout. We are open 7 days a week* (10:00 – 18:00) and you can meet Marianne, the artist, in person every Thursday till Sunday.

*Due to circumstances Dutch Accent will be closed Sunday the 17th of july.

Panorama2_expositie Naerebout

For more information email us at info@dutch-accent.nl or follow Naerebout Art and Dutch Accent on facebook.

Most articles of the original Dutch Accent collection are still available in our Online Gallery!

About Marianne Y. Naerebout

Text: naerebout.nl

Naerenbout-PortretThree months, after I was born in Rotterdam, we left as a family to Curaçao, not for a holiday, but my father received his permanent appointment for the Caribbean. The early years of my life are enormously influenced by the tropics. And everything that comes with it, sun, sea, beaches, palm trees, cactuses and steel bands, but above all colour and still more colour. Colour in people and their garments, colour in their homes, colour in nature and even colour in language and music. It is not strange that I am so focussed on colour; it is the main motive of my life. In the search for colour, I love to travel. With great expectations, what will I find, what will touch me.


After Curaçao, the whole family moves back to the Netherlands. I go to school and after secondary school, I finish in Rotterdam the teachers’ training college and next I study at the St. Joost Academy of the Arts in Breda.

Tropical Climate

The quest for colour still remains and I go abroad. Here I am offered a position at a school in Muscat, Oman. I will stay here for three years. Life in the Tropics gives me ample opportunity to concentrate on my art. I meet artists and make friends with to local population.

After three fairy-tale like years I move to Damascus, Syria. This town breathes an ambience that touches me deeply, although not to compare to Oman. The smell, the colourful swarming people and the interest for one another, give me the feeling of belonging. In my art, the reflection of my own development is becoming more and more visible. After five years in Damascus I successively live, for shorter periods of time, in Malaysia, Albania en the West-African country of Gabon. Again and again I experience the feeling: “There are no boundaries…not between countries, colour, feeling and adventure, everything is becoming unlimited”. These findings allow for more favour ability and vitality in my work.

Love and future

In 1997, I fell in love, left for Ft. Lauderdale, USA and then marry in Las Vegas. For ten years I work out of Ft. Lauderdale and Breda in the Netherlands. But always looking for new colours, it is once again time to expand my search.
Currently I am dividing my time between my studios in Breda (the Netherlands), Apricale (Italy) and Arusha (Tanzania). All countries that give me a lot of inspiration and where there is an abundance of colours. It is up to me to incorporate these influences into my artistic work.


I warm-heartedly support positive initiatives. In the Netherlands I am the patroness for Art Buddies. This foundation helps disadvantaged groups to discover their creative gifts. In the Karibu foundation I hold a seat in the Committee of Recommendation. This foundation is dedicated to the welfare of street kids in Rwanda.

New paintings by Leo van der Vlist

We have 5 new paintings by Leo van der Vlist:

Leo van der Vlist at Dutch AccentLeo came from Bodegraven to Amsterdam to deliver the paintings in person. We got all of Leo’s favorit themes: Cows, Windmill, Dutch skies, Westertoren and a seascape. As a try-out we have one bigger painting this time. ‘Strandgezicht Met Wolkenstraat’ is 40 x 50 cm, so relatively larger than the size we usually get from him.

Find the new paintings here in our webshop: http://dutch-accent.nl/product-category/leo-van-der-vlist/


New paintings by Ineke Mahieu

This week new paintings by Ineke Mahieu arrived at the gallery. See them here:

New paintings Niels Schouten

Ton Verdegaal with artist Niels Schouten

Ton Verdegaal with artist Niels Schouten

Five new paintings arrived last week from one of our artists since day one:

Niels Schouten

See the new arrivals here:


Introduction: Coba & Walter

We are very happy to introduce to you:

Coba Martens & Walter Stoelwinder

Ton Verdegaal has invited this couple to exhibit work in the gallery:

Coba Martens (1956) was born in Drenthe on the Hondsrug. She moved to Friesland when she was twenty where she lived and worked for 25 years. After a 10 year adventure in France, she now lives with her husband, not far from the Dutch/German border in the Teutoburg Forest.

This environment, with many birds and animals, give her the inspiration to paint. Birds are her favorite subjects, especially Europe’s forest, meadow and water birds. The paintings are characterized by an Impressionist style of painting and a realistic portayal of the subject.

Walter Stoelwinder (1948) was born in Friesland, where he grew up and has long been working as a photographer for businesses and individuals. Currently, he is engaged in free photography and painting.

After several years living and working in France, he now lives with his wife not far from the Dutch/German border. From here he goes regularly to the Netherlands to paint or to take photographs. His favorite subjects are landscapes and cityscapes. Walter’s paintings are realistic with an impressionistic style of painting.


Their work is also available in our webshop

New paintings: Esther van der Sluis

New beautiful work from Esther van der Sluis.

Soon it will also be available on our webshop!

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Sonja Brussen en plein air

Op zondag 10 augustus was Sonja Brussen speciaal vanuit haar woonplaats Lochem naar Amsterdam gekomen om in het kader van de groepstentoonstelling ‘a View of Holland’ haar bijdrage te leveren. Sonja schildert hier als deelnemer aan de expositie op de Berensluisbrug in Amsterdam, op steenworp afstand van de 3 presenterende lokaties.

En plein air schilderen


Op initiatief van Hans Versfelt, behorend bij de top van de Hollandse landschapsschilders, is het idee ontstaan hier een event van te maken naar de media. Gineke Zikken en Louis Visser wilden als goede kennissen van hem daar graag aan meedoen. Door zijn toezegging deel te nemen aan de groepsexpositie ‘A view of Holland‘ moest Hans namelijk wel nieuw werk maken aangezien hij voor alle geplande exposities deze zomer ook al zijn beschikbare werk nodig had. Hiervan een verslag.

Hans Versfelt (L) en Louis Visser (R)

Hans Versfelt (L) en Louis Visser (R)

Allereerst de aankomst van Hans Versfelt en Louis Visser op donderdagochtend, die samen met Gineke Zikken in de stad ‘en plein air’ gingen schilderen. Gineke voegde zich later bij het edele gezelschap. Het was de 1e keer dat ik Hans persoonlijk ontmoette. Speciaal voor de Glaswerkplaats en de tentoonstelling ‘a View of Holland’.

Gineke Zikken

Met enige trots heb ik vrijdag expositiedeelneemster Gineke Zikken in actie kunnen vastleggen. Vanwege het weer en de omstandigheden liep het gisteren met de 3 en plein air schilders wat rommelig. Louis Visser werd daarbij uitgebreid geïnterviewd en gefotografeerd. Hopelijk staat dit morgen in Het Parool. Maar ook vandaag kwam Gineke trouw opdagen, in het teken van de groepstentoonstelling ‘a View of Holland’. Hartelijk bedankt hiervoor Gineke! Ook als persoon ben je een topper.

Het Parool

‘A view of Holland’ in Het Parool

Na enig contact met stagiair-journaliste Lotte op zoek naar de schilders. Hans Versfelt. kon niet de juiste omstandigheden vinden aan de grachten en was inmiddels samen met Gineke Zikken richting de Amstel vertrokken. Daarom kreeg Louis Visser alle aandacht voor dit evenement. Later kwam ook fotograaf Mats opdagen. Bij elkaar duurde dit avontuur bijna twee uur. Trots was ik met de publicatie van het artikel! Ruim een halve pagina in het zaterdag-katern Kunst & Media. Hans Versfelt heeft inmiddels pas op de plaats moeten maken: hij kon niet de juiste omstandigheden en de inspiratie vinden om daadwerkelijk te schilderen. Ook dat is en plein airschilderen!