Statuette Joost van den Vondel, Amsterdam

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  • At the back of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange building in the Warmoesstraat, this statue of Joost van den Vondel, the poet of the Dutch, is ' pasted '. It suggests that Vondel was born here but that is wrong. Look at the opposite side of the street at house number 111. The contaminated image is not particularly appealing to me.
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  • Joost van den Vondel was a Dutch poet, writer and playwright of the 17th century. This statue was one of historical human figures on the wall of the stock exchange building of Amsterdam. He lived and ...  more »
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  • One of the interesting things to see at Vondelpark is the large monument to 17th-century Dutch playwright Joost van den Vondel. This monument is the work of Dutch sculptor Louis Royer (1867) who also created the Rembrandt statue at Rembrandt Square. Here you find a bronze statue of a middle-aged Vondel, seated with a book in one hand and a pen in the other. The statue is atop a decorative plinth that was created by important 19th-century Dutch architect, Pierre Cuypers and includes gold engravings and four angels. There is a large circular base that is surrounded by flower beds. The monument is a nice depiction of Vondel for whom the park was later named and is worth making time to see if you plan to visit the northeast area of Vondelpark.
  • Beautiful park! Everything is so green!! You can relax and enjoy having a great time in the free air! Don’t miss it
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