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Hendrick de Keyser

 
 
Hendrick de Keyser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
1. Hendrick de Keyser Marker
Inscription.
Hier woonde
Hendrick
de Keyser
Stadsbouwmeester
1565   1621

Winkler Prins Stichting


[English translation:]
Here lived Hendrick de Keyser, City Architect, 1565-1621.
 
Erected by Winkler Prins Stichting.
 
Location. 52° 22.112′ N, 4° 53.867′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is on Groenburgwal just north of Staalstraat, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Groenburgwal 42, Amsterdam, North Holland 1011, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (a few steps from this marker); Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument (about 120 meters away); Doelentoren (about 120 meters away); Elisabeth van Oostenrijk / Empress Elisabeth of Austria (about 150 meters away); Municipal Morgue (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Franz Liszt (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Walter Süskind (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .  Hendrick de Keyser (Wikipedia)
Hendrick de Keyser Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 24, 2016
2. Hendrick de Keyser Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here, just to the left of the church entrance.
. Hendrick de Keyser (15 May 1565 – 15 May 1621) was a Dutch sculptor and architect born in Utrecht, Netherlands, who was instrumental in establishing a late Renaissance form of Mannerism in Amsterdam. He was the father of Thomas de Keyser who was an architect and portrait painter. (Submitted on November 27, 2016.) 
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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