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Floor slab of Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1146
Name Floor slab of Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert
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, inscriptions along the edge and in a central text field, and round medallions in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
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? probably 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 and historical/political
Grave findings
Additional remarks The inscription refers to a historical fact, i.e. to one or more donations or foundations by the commemorated party
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Marie, filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert (Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2952] Marie, filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert (Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Marie founded an anniversary, as is commemorated in the text in the centre of her slab
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 Yellow hardstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 109 x 64 x 0
Completeness The slab appears to be complete
Condition Badly worn
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), 7; no. 23
Other documentation
SKKN inventory nr. 6342-1146
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1146] Floor slab of Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with the incised effigy of a woman, inscriptions along the edge and in a central text field, and round medallions in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 109 x 64 x 0
Date
Year 1521
Specified date 1521/04/15
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 It is impossible to ascertain whether the roundels in the corners contain decorations

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait central field
Portrait of
Name Marie, filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert (Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert)
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 The woman is turned towards the left and has her hands in prayer
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description The woman wears a veil, a bodice with a square neckline, and wide outer sleeves.
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 lower part of slab, centre
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Zoe heeft ghefondeert onder de fabrycke van haer jaerghetijde een lesende messe, tetelken XV daghe April een weke gheduerende ende alsdan 2 stallen het en hier te stellene.
Translation
English translation With her bequest she has founded a mass to be said for a week's duration from the date of her death on 15 April for two successive years on this location.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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 Sepulture van Marie filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert, de gheselinede was van Passchir filius Wyllems Vellebier, overleet anno XVc XXI den XV dach van april. Bidt Godt over de ziele.
Translation
English translation Grave of Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert, wife of Passchir, son of Wyllem Vellebier, died in the year 1521 on the 15th day of April. Pray God for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6052] Passchir filius Wyllem Vellebier (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [2952] Marie, filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert (Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription by Sarina Hendrikse

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2952
Personal details
Name Marie, filia Berthelmeeus Batsaert (Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1521/04/15
Additional remarks Marie was the wife of Passchir, the son of Wyllem Vellebier. Marie founded an anniversary, as is commemorated in the text in the centre of her slab.
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 6052
Personal details
Name Passchir filius Wyllem Vellebier
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was married to Marie, daughter of Berthelmeeus Batsaert. His father's name was Vellebier.
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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