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Johan Limpers

Dutch sculptor

Died when: 28 years 313 days (346 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

Johan Limpers

Johan Limpers (2 August 1915, in Heemstede – 10 June 1944, in Overveen) was a Dutch sculptor.Limpers was a student of at the Rijksakademie.

His work followed the ideas of Jan Bronner and was monumental, for this he won the Dutch equivalent of the Prix de Rome in 1940.

During the Second World War he was active in the resistance and took part in setting fire to the Amsterdam registration office in 1943.

He was executed by a German firing squad at Overveen.After the war he was reburied at the Eerebegraafplaats Bloemendaal.

He was married with fellow member of the resistance and sculptor .


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