The Montias Database of 17th Century Dutch Art Inventories


Ramsen, Rogier

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Inventory #193
ArchiveGemeentearchief Amsterdam
Call Number1464
Purposedeath inventory
Family NameRamsen
Owner NameRamsen, Rogier
Owner Notesand Magdalena den Otter
Life Dates1611 |d c. 1665; 1612 |d c. 1665
Marriage Date1637/01/08
Type of CeremonyPui
OccupationMerchant (largescale)
ReligionRoman Catholic
IntroductionStaet ende inventaris van den boedel ende goederen nagelaten by Rogier Ramsen ende Magdalena den Otter zal. gemaect ende geinventariseert by mij Cornelis Touw notaris... opt versoec ende aengeven van mr. Gerrit van Davelaer ...ende Gerrit de Otter als oom ende voogd over drie mondige kinderen van den gemelt Rogier Ramsen ende Magdalena de Otter als mede ten overstaen van heer Jan Rogiers Ramsen ende [...] Ramsen deselfs moeij .... hier den 4 December 1665
CommentaryOn 8 January 1637, Rogier Rogiersz. Ramsden, from Amsterdam, 26, assisted by his mother Catherijna Courten, living on the Herengracht, was betrothed to Magdalena den Otter, from Amsterdam, 25, living on the Coningsgracht, assisted by her uncle Hillebrant den Otter (DTB 674/177). This Hillebrant den Otter is probably not the better known (and wealthier) Hillebrand Florisz. den Otter but Hillebrand Pietersz. den Otter, the presumed brother of Claes den Otter of INVNO 610. Later Rogier Ramsden lived on the Keisersgracht in a house which had been built for him by Hendrick de Keyser. The house was acquired by David van Baerle (of INVNO 118) in 1639 (E. van Houten, Grachten, p. 52). He may have been the brother of Jan Rogiersz. Ramsden who, on 21 October 1617, was insinuated by Hans van Solt (I) concerning payment for some cloth (organcina) that van Solt had sold Ramsden (NA 381, film 6413, Not. Jacob and Nicolaes Jacobsz.) On 22 December 1638, Jerononimo Henriquez, Portuguese merchant, had a notary insinuate Jacob Blocklandt and Rogier Ramsden, Netherlandish merchants, to this effect. Henriquez claimed that he had sold some dates to Blocklandt and Ramsden for 56 f. per 100 pounds on the basis of a sample (munster) of three little vats. You (the insinuees) now refuse to accept the dates on the pretext that they are not of the requisite quality. Henriquez summons you to accept delivery within 24 hours. The wife of Rogier Ramsden (unnamed) answered that she would tell her husband. (NA 1498, film 1572, Not. J. Oly). When Joan Rogiersz. Ramsden was buried on 18 November 1669, the church bells were rung for 3 1/2 hours, denoting that he was R.C. (DTB 1056/18). Hillebrand Florisz. den Otter (of R 21578 of Montias2) and his family were also R.C. Rogier Ramsden was portrayed as a schutter in the company of captain Joan Huydecoper by Govaert Flinck in 1648 (Kopstukken 1600-1800, p. 205). Magdalena Rogiers Ramsden, the daugter of Rogier Ramsden was buried on 17 March 1673 (DTB 1056/78). Magdalena den Otter, wife of Rogier Ramsden, is probably not identical with Magdalena den Otter van Ravensburgh, the daughter of Hillebrand Florisz. den Otter (Dudok van Heel, Genealogical notes). She seems, as mentioned above, to have been the niece of Hillebrand Pietersz. den Otter. Another son of Rogier Ramsden, named Koenradt Rogier Ramsden, married Katrijna Molen. He was buried in the O.K. on 28 April 1643 (DTB 1046/19vo).
NotaryC. van der Tou
# of Items64
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Lot Type Artist Title Subject Verbatim Entry
0001[a] [ANONYMOUS] 2 ovael conterfeijtsels van kinderen
0001[b] [ANONYMOUS] 2 ovael conterfeijtsels van kinderen
0002 [ANONYMOUS] een poetische schildery
0003 [ANONYMOUS] een out tafereel
0004 [ANONYMOUS] een conterfeijtsel van een vrou
0005 [ANONYMOUS] een schildery van Maria Magdalena
0006 [ANONYMOUS] een boere kroegh
0007 [ANONYMOUS] een zeevaertge
0008 [ANONYMOUS] een lantschap
0009 [ANONYMOUS] een conterfeijtsel van een sanger
0010 [ANONYMOUS] een dito [conterfeijtsel] van Diana
0011 [ANONYMOUS] een Venus ende Cupido
0012 [ANONYMOUS] noch een conterfeijtsel van een man ende vrouw
0013 [ANONYMOUS] een conterfeijtsel van den overleden Rogier Ramsen
0014 [ANONYMOUS] een blompot schilderytge
0015[a] [ANONYMOUS] 2 genayde blompotges
0015[b] [ANONYMOUS] 2 genayde blompotges
0016 [ANONYMOUS] een dito [blompotge] geschildert
0017[a] [ANONYMOUS] twee jongelui geselschapjes
0017[b] [ANONYMOUS] twee jongelui geselschapjes
0018 [ANONYMOUS] een lantschap op een coper plaet
0019 [ANONYMOUS] een ovael conterfeijtsel van Jan Ramsen
0020 [ANONYMOUS] een groot schildery van Chimon
0021[a] [ANONYMOUS] een bataillj ende een jachtge
0021[b] [ANONYMOUS] een bataillj ende een jachtge
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