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Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Pauw

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 152
Name Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Pauw
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet remains
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St MartinĀ“s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
Specification The commemorated person was a chantry priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the cloister
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks located in the west arm of the cloister, on the wall of the third bay (centre)
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function memorial piece; marker of a grave
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: memorial text (as recorded in literature)
Name Willem Paeu (Willem Pauw)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [155] Willem Paeu (Willem Pauw) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks argument for identification of commemorated party: text (as recorded in literature)
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 44 x 64 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. The shape of the tablet suggests that it was originally surmounted by a religious image. The tablet showed two heraldic shields when it was recorded by Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919).
Condition Damaged and worn. The text has worn away.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The memorial piece has been in the cloister of old
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), 212; no. 66
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 299, 343; no. 129
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., 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), 477, 478; 4
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Clergymen, lay officials and scholars of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) were buried in the cloister. The epitaphs of the commemorated persons were inscribed on tablets which were built into the cloister walls. Each bay contained three graves.

Single piece (front) of [152] Remnant of a memorial piece of Willem Pauw

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet remains
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 44 x 64 x 0
Date
Year 1484
Specified date 1484/05/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death given on the object (as recorded in literature)
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 tablet is located in the west arm of the cloister, on the wall of the third bay (centre)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the tablet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [155] Willem Paeu (Willem Pauw) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The text has worn away. According to Bloys van Treslong Prins (1919) the tablet read: "Int jaer ons heren MCCCCLXXXIIII op Sinte Pancraes dach sterf heer [Will]em Paeu vicarius in den doem" (English: "In the year of Our Lord 1484 on St Pancras' Day died sir Willem Pauw, chantry priest in the Dom Church" / Dutch: "In het jaar ons Heren 1484 op St. Pancrasdag stierf heer Willem Pauw, vicaris in de Domkerk").

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 155
Personal details
Name Willem Paeu (Willem Pauw)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1484/05/12
Additional remarks He was buried in the cloister of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
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 (parish or chantry) priest
Specification chantry priest ('vicarius') at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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