Portrait of mayor Pieter Broertjes of Hilversum

In Hilversum, a mayor who retires traditionally is painted, but Pieter Broertjes, who was mayor in the city for ten years, wanted his portrait made of old wood. Kraaijeveld happily sourced wood from the house where Broertjes was born, but also went to the Volkskrant building, the newspaper where Broertjes had been editor-in-chief before he started his career as mayor.