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John Raedecker (1885-1956)

Voortschrijdende verzetsfiguur

Details
John Raedecker (1885-1956)
Voortschrijdende verzetsfiguur
terracotta
33 cm high
Executed circa 1954
Provenance
Charley Toorop, Bergen (N-H)

Lot Essay

In 1954 Raedecker was commissioned, together with J.J.P. Oud to design the National Monument on the Dam square. The present lot is a study for one of the figures at the left and right side of the main group. These figures symbolise the Resistance of the intellectuals and the working class. Harry Mulisch has probably been the model

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