Interviews in Japanese magazines about Vermeer and Delft

1. in the Nishinippon (a 5-part series, 2012)- see particularly parts 1 and 5.

2. in The Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan (2004)


Links to the Nishinippon (a 5-part series)- see particularly parts 1 and 5

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5


Below on trhis page: An interview from 2004 by the journalist Tetsuya Tsuruhara with art historian Kees Kaldenbach on the subject of Delft artists. Published in The Yomiuri Shimbun, a 14 million print run newspaper, Monday 16 july 2004.


Fast track entry in ALL Amsterdam museums. Avoid spending time waiting in museum queues. Enter the museums together with me.

Vermeer lectures and tours. Van Gogh Tours. Lectures and Tours with a Japanese translator. Read client testimonials.

It is a rare and unique privilege that the Rijksmuseum has linked from the main Rijksmuseum site to my site. Start at and select Collection, after which you choose Digital Collaboration and the Digital Vermeer House.



Right hand page


This page was launched 30 July 2004. Update 10 July, 2016.



Menu of all tours


Alkmaar tour.

Amsterdam tour.

Delft tour.

Haarlem tour.

Leiden tour.

Rotterdam tour.

Utrecht tour.


Tours in Europe & USA. Rembrandt tours English text. Rembrandt tours Dutch text (Nederlands). Van Gogh Tours. Lectures and Tours with a Japanese translator. General Tour Guide. Read client testimonials. Consider Wheelchair assistance. Storm flood waterworks.


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