The Castle Giessenburg, near Gorinchem

Black chalk, gray wash, brown ink framing lines | 27.5 x 41.8cm | 1646-1647

Roelant Roghman

In this peaceful scene set in the Dutch countryside, a canal runs alongside a tall, thin castle. By the 1640s, when Roelant Roghman drew it, this former military building had been converted into a luxurious country house. Signs of its military past a...
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