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Graf Jakob Smits (burial place)

The burial place of the great artist Jakob Smits is located at the Achterbos cemetery. His most famous pupils Dirk Baksteen and Paula Zenke are also buried here.

Smits' burial place has been adorned by the beautiful George Minne mother-and-child sculpture, a theme much visited by Smits.

Contact details

The cemetery behind the school.
Opening period
  • 1 April - 30 September from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    1 October - 31 March from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    On 1 and 2 November the cemetery remains open until 6 p.m.
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