Biography of Mathilde’s intriguing life with interviews and previously unpublished material.


Author(s): Lisette de Zoete
Appeared on: December 2016
Language: Dutch
Pages: 384
Size: 170 x 240 mm
Edition: Softcover
ISBN: 9789462261488
Year: 2016
Publisher: Lecturis
Design: Lecturis


Mathilde. The Netherlands’ most famous muse, Zeeland girl, The Phenomenon, living artwork, fashion queen of the seventies, muse and (ex) wife of Carel Willink, ambassadress of Fong-Leng, myth and mystery.

Who was Mathilde really? This book shifts the focus from her much debated, mysterious death and the last two turbulent years after her divorce from Willink, to her intriguing life. As well as Mathilde’s biography, the book includes Lisette de Zoete’s search for the life of Mathilde and interviews with Fong-Leng, Marte Röling, Joop van Loon, Imca Marina, Lotti and Maria Heyboer, Ger Lammens, Adrian Stahlecker and Mathilde’s sisters.

Never before published images, photography, letters and poetry by Mathilde herself enrich this special publication about a remarkable personality.

Additional information

Weight 960 g