Krop, Hildo

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Name
Krop, Hildo Gender: M
Hildebrand Lucien Krop
born on 26 February 1884 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Steenwijk, Netherlands, 52n47, 6e08
Timezone LMT m6e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Schepel
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°20' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 03°50 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 15°10'



Hildo Krop (1964)
photo: Jac. de Nijs / Anefo, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

Dutch sculptor and furniture designer, prolific in his craft and widely known as the city sculptor of Amsterdam, where his work is well represented.

In 1916, he became a staff member of the Amsterdam Department of Public Works. He created two groups of dockworkers in granite for a 1916 Public Works project. His work appears integrated with many civic buildings and bridges of the time.

He was responsible for sculptures on many bridges and houses in Amsterdam. These include the Hendrik Berlage monument on Victory Square and the plaque at the monument on the Afsluitdijk. In The Hague, he designed the war memorial at Nassau Square. The art nouveau villa Rams Woerth in Steenwijk has rooms that feature a varied collection of his work. Hildo Krop also designed furniture, ceramics (ESKAF), glass and ironworks.

Krop married Frederika Willemina ("Mien") Sleef on 24 December 1914. They had two children, a daughter and a son. A third child (son) died young.

He died on 20 August 1970 in Amsterdam, aged 86.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Zadkine, Ossip (born 14 July 1890 Jul.Cal. (26 July 1890 greg.))
  • (has as) teacher relationship with Kolbe, Georg (born 15 April 1877)

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 24 December 1914 (Frederika Willemina "Mien" Sleef)
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Source Notes

Selma Schepel quotes B.R. in Sterren Tijd No.15

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Furniture designer)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Sculptor)