OFFICIAL MODERN 3D PERSPEX STATE PORTRAIT OF KING WILLEM-ALEXANDER 2013
Officially approved by the Dutch Government Information Service, this modern state portrait of King Willem-Alexander in 3D Perspex was made by the artist Ad van Hassel.
This table model measures 20x20cm. The portrait is made in different sizes. The King himself has number one of the large wall model.
The portrait was made to commemorate the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander in 2013. Work on the sculpture began two years prior.
This official portrait hangs in many public buildings such as courthouses and city halls in The Netherlands as well as in the Dutch Antilles.
The artist Ad van Hassel was born in Roosendaal on the 26th of April 1953.
In 1980 he started painting, he is well known for his paintings of tulips.
Since 1990 Ad started the technique of screen-printing. His work had such a good quality that many famous Dutch artists such as Herman Brood and Corneille came to Ad to screen-print their work.
Later he specialized in a new technique; the making of sculptures with CNC laser cutting. This was very successful and his sculptures can be found in galleries all over the world.
- The official 3D perspex state portrait of King Willem-Alexander 2013
- A photo of the large wall model
- Ad van Hassel