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Floor slab of Avezoete, wife of Jan Pietersz. Colins

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1145
Name Floor slab of Avezoete, wife of Jan Pietersz. Colins
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Aardenburg, St. Bavokerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with the incised effigy of a woman in a cloak, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the four evangelists in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [61] St. Bavokerk (St. Baafskerk) (St Bavo's Church (St. Baafskerk)), Aardenburg
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Avezoete, wife of Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2949] Avezoete, wife of Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification Belgian hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 147 x 88 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • , Zeeuws Archief _ Zeeland in Beeld, http://www.zeeuwsarchief.nl/onderzoek-doen/beeldmateriaal
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 6; no. 19
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information and photo provided by Sarina Hendrikse

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1145] Floor slab of Avezoete, wife of Jan Pietersz. Colins

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with the incised effigy of a woman in a cloak, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the four evangelists in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 147 x 88 x 0
Date
Year 1512
Specified date 1512/07/06
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Aardenburg, St. Bavokerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the nave of the church
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the central field
Portrait of
Name Avezoete, wife of Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins)
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal Standing with hands in prayer
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description The figure is wrapped in a long cloak that reveals just her face and collar and the lower hem of her skirt with the broad-nosed shoes beneath
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier licht Avezoete filia Lauwereins de Grote twijf was van Jan filius Pieter Colins die starf anno XVc XII den VI van hoymant.
Translation
English translation Here lies Avezoete, daughter of Lauwereins de Grote, wife of Jan Pietersz. Colins, who died in the year 1512 on the 7th of July.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [2949] Avezoete, wife of Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [2951] Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [2950] Lauwereins de Grote (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) In the corners of the slab quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2949
Personal details
Name Avezoete, wife of Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1512/07/06
Additional remarks Avezoete was a daughter of Lauwereins de Grote (in the archive named as Jan Weremes de Grute). She was married to Jan, son of Pieter Colins (in the archive named as Piet Cobus).
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2950
Personal details
Name Lauwereins de Grote
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Father of Avezoete, who married Jan, son of Pieter Colins. In the archives Lauwereins is named as Jan Weremes de Grute; further personal details unknown
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2951
Personal details
Name Jan filius Pieter Colins (Jan Pietersz. Colins)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Husband of Avezoete, daughter of Lauwereins de Grote. In the archives his father is named as Piet Cobus; further personal details unknown.
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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