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Floor slab of Johan (Jan) van Hemert

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1499
Name Floor slab of Johan (Jan) van Hemert
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Rhenen, Cunerakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn stone slab with a coat of arms and two lions in the centre, four shields above and below, quatrefoils in the corners, and inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [151] St. Cunerakerk (St Cunerakerk), Rhenen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification recorded by Buchelius
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; 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 (Jan) van Hemert
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3517] Johan (Jan) van Hemert (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 164 x 180 x 0
Completeness
Condition The slab is badly worn; part of the inscription is illegible. Breaks have been filled with cement.
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 kerken der provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 142-143, 313; no. 2
  • Buchelius, A., Inscriptiones, http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/, 5
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 4208-10 (no photo)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The 'Inscriptiones' contains a drawing of the heraldry on the slab

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1499] Floor slab of Johan (Jan) van Hemert

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn stone slab with a coat of arms and two lions in the centre, four shields above and below, quatrefoils in the corners, and inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 164 x 180 x 0
Date
Year 1475-1550
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Rhenen, Cunerakerk
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 first bay of the south aisle, seen from the west
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 centre of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield three lion's heads, 2-1 (drie leeuwenkoppen, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: an issuant unicorn (helmteken: een uitkomende eenhoorn)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two animals
Specification Two lions
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Hemert
Person details
Person details
  • [3517] Johan (Jan) van Hemert (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, first from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: three lion's heads, 2-1 (drie leeuwenkoppen, 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 Van Hemert
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, second from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield a bend between six roses (een schuinbalk vergezeld van zes rozen)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, third shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield a bend between six fleurs de lys (een schuinbalk vergezeld van zes lelies)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, fourth shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield barry wavy of six (golvend gedwarsbalkt van zes stukken)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry bottom of the slab, first shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield three lozenges, 2-1, in chief a label (drie ruiten, 2-1, een barensteel in het schildhoofd)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry bottom of the slab, second shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield three zules, 2-1 (drie zuilen, 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 Van Zuylen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry bottom of the slab, third shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield three buttoned lozenges, 2-1 (drie geknopte ruiten, 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
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry bottom of the slab, fourth shield from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield three roses, 2-1, and a chief (drie rozen, 2-1, en een schildhoofd)
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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno [...] op ten heilighen Pynsterdach sterf Johan van Hemert. Got heb de siel.
Translation
English translation In the year [...] on the holy day of Pentecost died Johan (Jan) van Hemert. May God keep the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [3517] Johan (Jan) van Hemert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and consequently partly illegible

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • angels, putti or cherubs
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) quatrefoils in the corners showing putti(?)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3517
Personal details
Name Johan (Jan) van Hemert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He died on Pentecost
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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