25 October 1957

Van de Velde immortalized in the museum

Isidoor Opsomer, Portrait of Henry van de Velde, 1943 / Dirk Nijland, Portrait of Hendrick P. Marchant, 1939 / Floris Verster, Portrait of H.P. Bremmer, 1921 / Floris Verster, Portrait of Mrs. H. Kröller-Müller, 1910
Gathering about the portrait of Henry van de Velde (1943) by Opsomer with Reinink, Opsomer and Hammacher, July 1957

The acquisition of the portrait of Henry van de Velde by Isidoor Opsomer is celebrated with a small gathering at the end of July. Those present are Hammacher and his wife Renilde, Isidoor Opsomer, Hendrik Jan Reinink, Mrs Heijink and the Belgian collector Mr Geluwe.

John Rädecker, Bronze bust of Henry van de Velde, donation of Mrs. Rädecker in 1957

John Rädecker, Bronze bust of Henry van de Velde, donation of Mrs. Rädecker in 1957