Johann van den Noort also manifests himself as a sculptor. He remains true to his theme, but gives it a different form. The attention has shifted from flamboyant seascapes to at least as vivid images of characteristic seabirds. Johann van den Noort evokes with his images the majestic and graceful bird, who as ruler oversees the sea. He has made the animal an extension of his personal unrest and longing for the sea. (Review Wim van der Beek).
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