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HENDRIKZ, Willem de Sanderes

Born: 1910
Died: 1959


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.

He committed suicide.

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

See Die lewe en werk van W de S Hendrikz, 2012 10 25 by Du Toit, Erica Marie.

Books citing HENDRIKZ

Berman, Esme. 1970. Art and artists in South Africa : an illustrated biographical dictionary and historical survey of painters and graphic artists since 1875. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pp 42, 210, 255, 276, 317