Egmond fishermen’s wives” come home

On Wednesday, the painting Fishermen’s Wives will be delivered to Museum Egmond in Egmond aan Zee.

Anton Gul expressed his aim to arrive by 1 p.m., at least after 12:45.

The work of painter Roeland Koning, depicting the Derper fisherwomen Antje de Groot-Wijker (left) and Jannetje Krab-de Groot and an unknown woman, will be on display at the museum every afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m. starting July 3. No reservations are required. The museum card is valid.

Anton Gul of Gul Removals will bring the painting from Amersfoort to Egmond aan Zee on Wednesday, along with a watercolor of the fishing village that accompanies the purchase. There they will both hang in the first museum room, with eight other works by Roeland Koning. Also hanging in Room 2 are two life-size reproductions of drawings that are in royal possession. In the 1930s, they had been purchased by Queen Wilhelmina. The museum will reopen to the public next week.

Opening hours are from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission €4/€2 Museum card free. Reservations are not necessary, just keep 1.5 M. distance.
All givers are welcome to join the fisherwomen for coffee and a chat on Saturdays, July 10, 17 or 24, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Because of the measures, we ask that everyone sign up at [email protected] or see

Carla Kager