Frescoed ceiling panels Bird Heaven / Vogeltjes Plafond
The artist thought of ships sailing to mysterious islands on the seas and oceans of the world with their variegated birds flying or swimming or some species landed and even beached at so many unknown destinations. Each bird is labelled with its Latin name. For more information, see the Kurhaus website.
Size: 14.1 m x 11.2 m (46′ x 36′)
Material: Fresco technique on wooden panels.
Detail: homage to the hoopoo (Upupa epos)
Detail: Dodos then and now (Raphus cucullatus).
Photographs of ceiling panels: Studio Fong-Leng