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The Castle of Marquette: PD.645-1963

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Castle of Marquette


Draughtsman: Roghman, Roelant




Formerly called the Castle of Huis te Heemskerk or Zevenbergen. The name was changed in 1612 after it had passed into the ownership of Daniel de Hartain, whose father had been Heere van Marquette [near Bouchain in Henegouwen]. In 1717 it passed into the Rendorp family. It was drastically altered in 1741


History note: Mr Albert (or Hillebrand) Bentes; Christian van Hoek c. 1710; Anthonie van Hoek; C. Ploos van Amstel, Sale Amsterdam, 3 March 1800, part of Omslagen KK 1-6; Messrs Colnaghi, bt. by Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), July 1958 (£100)

Measurements and weight

Height: 326 mm
Width: 533 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Production date: AD 1647 : ?for date see inscriptions


One of a group of 247 views of Dutch castles and manorhouses, which were made by Roghman on an unknown commission between 1646 and 1647

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Black chalk, some pen and ink, grey and brown wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R.R.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1647
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: R. Roghman / W 401 (?407) - 21.", 'Het Huis te Marquette / No 216.2
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: No.214.2
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Marquet (in Bendt's handwriting)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No 31
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.645-1963
Primary reference Number: 5065
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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