The sculpture on which the text is engraved
ARTHUR VAN SCHENDEL
Photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image
Arthur van Schandel is a Dutch writer of novels and short stories. Translation of the text on the sign
Municipality of Amsterdam
Title: Bust Arthur of Schendel
Artist: Johannes G. Wertheim
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".