Marleen Ram

Marleen Ram is Academic Researcher at the Rijksmuseum.

Curriculum vitae and work

ram During her studies at University Utrecht and internships at the print rooms of the Uffizi in Florence and Teylers Museum in Haarlem, Marleen specialized in Dutch drawings of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century. She joined the Rijksmuseum in 2012, where she contributed to the exhibition Home and Abroad. Landscape Drawings from the John and Marine van Vlissingen Art Foundation and Frans Post. Animals in Brazil. Subsequently, Marleen was the first Junior Curator of Drawings in a joint two-year program between the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (2016–17), and the Fondation Custodia, Paris (2017–18).

She currently works as an academic researcher, conducting (provenance) research for the collection catalogue of drawings.


  • Entries in Jane Shoaf Turner and Robert-Jan te Rijdt, Home and Abroad. Dutch and Flemish drawings from the John and Marine van Vlissingen Collection, exh. cat. Amsterdam/Paris 2015, nos. 4, 17, 18, 20, 26, 28, 31, 35, 42, 45, 47-48, 61-62, 64-65, 67, 71, 72, 75, 79-80, 92-93.
  • M.M. Ram, ‘An Amsterdam Notebook Unravelled: Designs for Decorative and Ornamental Objects by Philip Tideman’, The Rijksmuseum Bulletin 64 (2016), pp. 252-277.
  • Marie-Noëlle Grison and Marleen Ram, with contributions by Rhea Sylvia Blok, Hans Buijs and Ger Luijten, Art on Paper. Recent Acquisitions by the Fondation Custodia, Paris, 2018.