Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands — Northwestern Europe
Heer woonde en werkte
1626 - 1679
Here lived and worked Jan Steen (1626-1679)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1626.
Location. 52° 9.452′ N, 4° 29.392′ E. Marker is in Leiden, Zuid-Holland (South Holland). Marker is on Langebrug, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Langebrug 91A, Leiden, Zuid-Holland 2311 DB, Netherlands. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vieze vollers en beroemde schilders / Filthy Fullers and Famous Painters (within shouting distance of this marker); Sint Pieters- of Van der Speckhofje / Van der Speck Almshouse (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Philips van Leyden (about 90 meters away); Nicolaas Beets (about 120 meters away); Een Nieuw Stadhuis bij de oude markt / A New Town Hall on the Old Market (about 120 meters away); Heike Kamerlingh Onnes: Vloeibarr Helium / Liquid Helium Albert Verwey (about 150 meters away); Het koudste plekje op aarde / The Coldest Place on Earth (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leiden.
Also see . . . Jan Steen (Wikipedia).
Excerpt: "Jan Havickszoon Steen (c. 1626 – buried 3 February 1679) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, one of the leading genre painters of the 17th century. His works are known for their psychological insight, sense of humour and abundance of colour."(Submitted on August 4, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2022, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.