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.