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Hotel Spaander

Art Hotel in Volendam

Feature reference : Spaander-MS-30
Category : travel
Location : Volendam / The Netherlands
Number of images : 16
Photographer : Maarten Schets
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Text : Helen Conijn
Credits : photography Maarten Schets/text Helen Conijn/
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When Hein Schilder's grandfather bought the famous Hotel Spaander in Volendam, he automatically became the proud owner of nearly four hundred paintings. It was a collection started in the 1880s by Leendert and Aaltje Spaander who accommodated countless artists from Holland and abroad in their tavern on the dike. No wonder, as Leendert was the only person in the village speaking foreign languages. Nowadays, Hein Schilder takes charge of the famous collection and the Spaander Art Hotel.
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