Walk in the woods

  • Acrylic and embroidery on transparent nylon
  • 115 x 50 cm
  • In private collection Den Hoorn

White sisters

  • Acrylic and pigments on transparent 
(double layer)
  • 155 x 55 cm
  • In private collection, Kenilworth, Illinois USA

100 years, transparent painting with embroidery

  • Painting in Commission. The persons in the painting are together 100 years. In the painting, on the dress the girl there are Mother of Pearl buttons. The hats and the ball are embroidered with silver thread and colored yarn to offer in an Indian Temple. In the background are trees Betuwe NL, This area is well known for it's Fruit trees.
  • 100 x 180 cm
  • In private collection Kerk Avezaath NL.

Berlin Blues, the Wall

  • This painting ‘Berlin Blues, the Wall' is telling a contemporary story of a walking woman with a child on her arm. Where is she coming from? Did she walk through the wall? The inspiration of this painting is the city of Berlin. Building walls is still an actual theme today.  The paintings of Hester van Dapperen often have an underlying current topic. Several aspects can reveal themselves to the spectator. 
Used materials are oil paint and pigments on linen
  • 70 x 100 cm
  • Available

The Show in grey

  • Painting of a stage with colourfull ballet dancers, with a dark background, made with acrilyc paint on a linen canvas
  • 40 x 75 cm
  • Sold by Saatchi Online Gallery, in private collection, New York, U.S.


  • Double layered transparent painting, with acrylic paint and pigments. Painting in commission, with the request whether there could be houses and people visible in the painting. The inspiration for the painting of people walking in the street with houses in the background comes from the city of Amsterdam. Nice to know is that the painting is painted outdoors in the autumn sunshine in Portugal.
  • 45 x 65 cm
  • In corporate collection, Zoetermeer, The Nederlands