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Peter and Marion Kersloot

Old-Dutch, New Look

Feature reference : Kersloot-MS-29
Category : interiors
Location : De Rijp, The Netherlands
Number of images : 21
Photographer : Maarten Schets
Words : Text delivery in consultation with client
Text : Helen Conijn
Credits : photography Maarten Schets/text Helen Conijn/
Not available in : NL
Peter and Marion Kersloot remember the day they fell in love with a painting of the fish market in Volendam. It turned out to be the beginning of a serious collection of paintings inspired by the life of fishermen around the former Zuiderzee, in times when fishing was still a daring adventure. The passion was strong and the collection grew, meanwhile motivating the Kersloot family to build a true gallery next to their home. From the outside it is an old tarred barn, yet the interior is a light space with paintings that tell an extraordinary story.
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