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Piet Esser

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Piet Esser (1970)
Barmhartige Samaritaan (Good Samaritan) by Piet Esser in Utrecht (1976).

Vincent Pieter Semeyn Esser known as Piet Esser (9 March 1914, Baarn[1] – 19 November 2004[2]) was a Dutch sculptor.[1]


Esser was part of the Dutch "Groep van de figuratieve abstractie" (Figurative abstraction group). He won a silver medal at the Prix de Rome in 1938,[3] and became a professor at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam in 1947.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c J. F. Staal, Grote Winkler Prins: Encyclopedie in twintig delen, Volume 17, 7th ed, Elsevier, 1966, ISBN 90-10-00037-0, p. 274 (in Dutch).
  2. ^ List of people born in Baarn (in Dutch).
  3. ^ Biography (in Dutch).