Friday, June 3, 2011

Gerrit Schouten (1779 1839) Dioramas

These beautiful dioramas are by Surinamese artist Gerrit Schouten (1779 - 1839).  Four of the five are on display at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Click to see high reolution versions.. they look great enlarged. 

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Model van het gedenkteken voor oud-gouverneur J.F. de Friderici, 1812

Waterkant in Paramaribo, 1820

Het Gouvernementsplein in Paramaribo, 1812

Een slavendans, 1830

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