Prix de Rome (Netherlands)

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The Dutch Prix de Rome is based on the originally French Prix de Rome and is awarded annually to architects and artists younger than 35. The award was initiated in 1807 by Louis Bonaparte, then ruler of the Kingdom of Holland, and confirmed after independence by William I of the Netherlands. It was canceled in 1851 by the statesman Johan Rudolph Thorbecke and reinstated in 1870 by William III of the Netherlands. Since then the winners are selected by the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam.[1]

In 2014 the prize was €40,000 plus the residency in Rome.


Source: Prix de Rome


Visual Arts[edit]

Kora by Johan Limpers for which he won the Prix de Rome in 1940

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Prix de Rome 2002: fotografie, film & video. 010. 2002. p. 130. ISBN 9789064504792.

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