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Portrait of Roelandt Roghman: 2459

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Portrait of Roelandt Roghman


Draughtsman: Stolker, Pieter




History note: ?Galippe Sale, Amsterdam (de Vries), 27 March 1923, lot 697

Measurements and weight

Height: 353 mm
Width: 276 mm

Relative size of this object

27.6 m35.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941) by Cripps-Day, Francis Henry


Son of Jan Stolker [1724-1785], active c.1769; another version of this drawing, by Jan Stolker is in the Prentkabinet of the Rijksuniversiteit, Leiden

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, Indian ink, grey wash, with some graphite, on paper (faintly incised)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ROELANT ROGMAN Natus 1597. Obiit 1687
  • Location: At bottom
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Pr. Solker delineavit (and remains of an obliterated inscription)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: J & P Stolker / E.H. 1724-1785 (in 19th C. hand)
  • Location: On the mount
  • Text: 2887
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: this has been engraved
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2459
Primary reference Number: 5270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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