Jan Altorf

Place of birth

Den Haag

Year of birth




Artworks BKDH

Uil en gier met slang, 1926

Perfection in clean lines, chamfered corners and simplified forms. These are the characteristics of Johan Altorf's design language. He was one of the most important [...]

Dolfijn, 1904

Once stood this beautifully styled dolphin on top of villa 'De Dolphijn' on the chic Badhuisweg. This property at number 141 was built between 1901 and 1904 [...].

Monument prinses Juliana, 1910

Our country doesn't have that many monumental fountains. But on the Stuyvesantplein in Bezuidenhout there is one: the Juliana fountain. A large scale [...]

Hendrik Goeman Borgesius-monument, 1924

Editor-in-chief of 'Het Vaderland', forty years member of the Lower House, Minister of the Interior and honorary doctor at the Groningsche Hoogeschool: it's not bad [...].