The bronze sculpture Copper head by John Rädecker is placed at De Kolk, a fen on the edge of the current sculpture garden. On 8 February 1924, Helene writes to Sam van Deventer about the placement of John Rädecker’s sculpture. ‘Yesterday the very first visit: the Prof […] they kept drinking coffee, it was enjoyable. I went with them to the construction site for a while, to the old pines in order to determine the position for Rädecker’s head, for which a pedestal has been made. It will look beautiful there’.
Letter to Sam van Deventer, February 8 1924 / John Rädecker, Copper head, 1917 at De Kolk
In the above letter, Helene writes to Sam that his beloved dachshund Schufterl, German for 'scoundrel', has died. Schufterl has also been given a place in the park. His tombstone is placed near Saint Hubertus hunting lodge and is made of Maulbronner sandstone.