Arthur F.E. van Schendel

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Arthur François Emile van Schendel (18 May 1910, Ede - 6 February 1979, Amsterdam) was a Dutch Art Historian and Museum director. From 1959-1775 he was General Director of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.[1] He also served two terms as President of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) from 1965-1971. His father Arthur van Schendel was a Dutch writer of novels and short stories.

Publications[edit]

  • Le dessin en Lombardie jusqu’à la fin du XVe siècle [fr], Brussel, 1938 & Amsterdam, Breitner, 1939.
  • De restauraties van Rembrandt’s Nachtwacht [nl], in: Old Holland, 1947.
  • De schimmen van De Staalmeesters [nl], in: Old Holland, 1956.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Lucette ter Borg, "Gedonderjaag in het Rijksmuseum", de Volkskrant, 2000. Retrieved 25 April 2013.
  • Vries, de, A.B., Arthur van Schendel (1910-1979), in: The Burlington Magazine, 1979.
  • Thiel, van P.J.J., All the Paintings of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam: a completely illustrated catalogue, Department of Paintings of the Rijksmuseum, Maarssen, G. Schwartz, 1976.

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