In 1940, Sam van Deventer becomes chairman of the Kröller-Müller Foundation and director of the Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller. But because he is often abroad, Willy Auping is responsible for the day-to-day management of the museum. When war breaks out, he is there day and night.
Mr and Mrs Van den Brink in het museum
Sam van Deventer Director of Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller on 25 November 1940