Amsterdam has some parts where the streets have names of famous people. Close to the Albert Cuyp market the streets have names of famous painters. This one is named the "Second Jan Steen street"
Recently a portrait of the painter with a short biography has been attached to the wall.
Jan Havicksz. Steen 1625-1679
Painter of mostly humorous, daily scenes to which we owe the expression
"a household of Jan Steen". In 1648 he was co-founder of the Leiden painter's
guild, in which he held various positions. He also had a brewery and later
opened an inn in his home in Leiden.
Linking to "Signs, signs2"