Portfolio Category: walk-red route

ZANGERTJE

ZANGERTJE (LODE EYCKERMANS) In the immediate vicinity of ‘Najade’ the street is embellished by two more works of art, ‘Zangertje (Little Singer)’ and ‘Tine’.   Both ‘Zangertje’ and ‘Tine’ were presented to the city of Sint-Niklaas by Lode Eyckermans, their creator. ‘Tine’ apparently was a renowned ‘model’ in the Antwerp arts scene. The artist himself…
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TINE

TINE (LODE EYCKERMANS) In the immediate vicinity of ‘Najade’ the street is embellished by two more works of art, ‘Zangertje (Little Singer)’ and ‘Tine’.   Both ‘Zangertje’ and ‘Tine’ were presented to the city of Sint-Niklaas by Lode Eyckermans, their creator. ‘Tine’ apparently was a renowned ‘model’ in the Antwerp arts scene. The artist himself…
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SLAVINNETJE

SLAVINNETJE (ERNEST WIJNANTS) A couple of metres further along we admire two more sculptures of Ernest Wijnants. They stand in front of the concert hall ‘De Casino’, which is surrounded by the small Casino park, a historic garden which has been in the collective memory of the people of Sint-Niklaas for decades. The park has…
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GRATIE

GRATIE (ERNEST WIJNANTS) A little further on, just past the corner with the Dr. Verdurmenstraat and further on past the crossing with the Regentiestraat we are greeted by two consecutive sculptures of Ernest Wijnants. They both tell their own story.   ‘Bacchante’: this standing figure in bronze dates from 1928 and was purchased in 1931…
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