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Huis Honselaarsdijk

Huis Honselaarsdijk
Abraham Blooteling
General information
Architectural style Dutch Baroque architecture
Location Honselersdijk, Dutch Republic
Coordinates

52°00′23″N 4°13′28″E / 52.006277°N 4.224544°E / 52.006277; 4.224544

Completed 17th century
Demolished 1815
Client Prince Frederick Henry
Design and construction
Architect Jacob van Campen, Pieter Post

Huis Honselaarsdijk (English: "House Honselaar's Dike") was a mansion in Honselersdijk, Holland, Dutch Republic. It was designed by the Dutch architects Bartholomeus van Bassen, Jacob van Campen and Pieter Post,[1] and was built in the first half of the 17th century as a buitenplaats for stadtholder Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange.[2] Various popular artists were commissioned to decorate the house, and paintings or sculptures were created specifically for Honselaarsdijk by Wybrand de Geest, Gerard van Honthorst, Pieter de Grebber, Paulus Bor, Cornelis Vroom, and Artus Quellinus, among others.

After the death of king-stadtholder William III, the palace came into the hands of the king of Prussia. Frederick the Great sold the mansion in 1754 to Anna van Hannover. It was neglected and in 1815 its main building was demolished.

De Nederhof, one of two additional buildings used as guest quarters, still remains and is now a home for people with disabilities.[1]



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