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Floor slab of Johan Verhaer (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 149
Name Floor slab of Johan Verhaer (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Upper half of a stone slab with half a quatrefoil containing part of a heraldic shield, banderole with inscription above
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was originally located in the south transept
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks no information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Johan(nis) Verhaer
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [152] Johan(nis) Verhaer (male)
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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 125 x 143 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: upper half of the original slab
Condition In reasonable condition. The fragment is worn and shows a break in the lower left corner.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 206; no. 42
  • Buchelius, A. , Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 32; fol. 18v
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 290, 342; no. 79
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 385-387; 71
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-111, photo no. 967-111_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks A drawing of the (now missing) heraldry is included in Buchelius's 'Monumenta'

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [149] Floor slab of Johan Verhaer (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Upper half of a stone slab with half a quatrefoil containing part of a heraldic shield, banderole with inscription above
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 125 x 143 x 0
Date
Year 1515
Specified date 1515/01/01
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification based on information provided by Buchelius, see Inscriptions
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The fragment is still situated in the south transept, although not in its original location
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside the quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Only the top of the shield is still visible. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: per pale, I: three zules, 2-1; II: three crescents, 2-1 (gedeeld, I: drie zuilen, 2-1; II: drie wassenaars, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription banderole at the top of the fragment
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Sepulchrum magistri Johannis Verhaer, canonici ecclesie Traiectensis, [qui obiit anno 1515 prima die Ianuarii.]
Translation
English translation Grave of master Johan Verhaer, canon of the Dom Church of Utrecht, who died in the year 1515 on the first day of January.
Dutch translation Graf van meester Johan Verhaer, kanunnik van de Domkerk van Utrecht, die stierf in het jaar 1515 op de eerste dag van januari.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [152] Johan(nis) Verhaer (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks According to Buchelius the inscription continued in the lower half of the slab (the bracketed text of the transcription)

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • geometric patterns
  • flowers/plants
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Quatrefoil with trefoils in the corners and foliage inside
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 152
Personal details
Name Johan(nis) Verhaer
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1515/01/01
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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