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Cover: Amsterdam - Head sculpture of Arthur Van Schandel

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Leidsekade 110, 1017 PP Amsterdam, Netherlands
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On the cover:
Gemeente Amsterdam

Titel: Borstbeeld Arthur van Schendel
Kunstenaar: Johannes G. Wertheim
Jaar: 1952

Dit borstbeeld van de schrijver Arthur van Schendel (1874 - 1946) is gemaakt door de beeldhouwer en tekenaar J.G. Wertheim. In 1960 heeft hij Openbaar kunstbezit opgericht waarmee hij een breed publiek vertrouwd wilde maken met de beeldénde kunst.

Van Schencel werd bekend met de romans "Een zwerver verliefd" en "Een zwerver verdwaald’.
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The sculpture on which the text is engraved
ARTHUR VAN SCHENDEL
1874-1946
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Translation of the text on the cover:
Municipality of Amsterdam
Title: Bust Arthur of Schendel
Artist: Johannes G. Wertheim
Year: 1952

This bust of the writer Arthur van Schendel (1874 - 1946) was made by the sculptor and draftsman J.G. Wertheim. In 1960 he founded Public Art Property with which he wanted to familiarize a wide audience with visual art.

Van Schendel became known with the novels "A Wanderer in Love" and "A Lost Wanderer".



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