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HENDRIKZ, Willem de Sanderes

Born:

Artist


1910-1949 (He committed suicide).

Willem de Sanderes Hendrikz started his studies in architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand, he moved over to art and was a lecturer in Fine Art at the University of the Witwatersrand and later a full time sculptor. Was a teacher at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Architecture in 1933.

He was responsible for the brass doors of the Bank of Netherlands, Pretoria by Eaton. He was a noted artist for the embellishment of buildings and did many bas relief panels for banks, building societies etc.

His work on buildings listed on this site are:
Escom House, Johannesburg
Museum, East London
Nedbank Building, Pretoria
Volkskas, Market Square, Johannesburg