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Floor slab of Wynand [...] (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2089
Name Floor slab of Wynand [...] (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maastricht, St. Janskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Two fragments of a stone slab with part of the effigy of a knight under Gothic architecture and a worn inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1300-1399
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [365] St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St. Janskerk) (St John the Baptist's Church (St Janskerk)), Maastricht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
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; 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 Wynand [...]
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4343] Wynand [...] (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
Completeness Incomplete: two fragments of a slab
Condition The fragments are badly worn; the inscription is hard to read
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Dimensions of the fragments: 59x79 cm. and 58x108 cm.
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Limburg, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 96-97 (1960), , 179; no. 29
  • Heijde, J.F. van der, Grafzerken in de Sint Jan te Maastricht ( 1994), 29; nos. 48-49
  • Nispen tot Sevenaer, E. van, De monumenten van geschiedenis van kunst V. De provincie Limburg. Eerste stuk: gemeente Maastricht, tweede aflevering (’s-Gravenhage 1930), 229; no. 1
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13194-224, photo no. 13194-224_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Fragments of what is probably the oldest surviving slab in the St. Janskerk

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2089] Floor slab of Wynand [...] (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Two fragments of a stone slab with worn inscription along the edge, and part of the effigy of a knight under Gothic architecture
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1300-1400
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date given by the SKKN
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maastricht, St. Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The fragments are located in the west side 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 on the fragments
Portrait of
Name Wynand [...]
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description suit of armour
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The effigy is badly worn. Furthermore, part of the effigy is missing.

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription possibly along all four edges of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...]dictus [...] obiit Wynand [...] anima per mis[...]
Translation
English translation [...]dictus [...] died Wynand [...] soul through [...]
Dutch translation [...]dictus [...] stierf Wynand [...] ziel door [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4343] Wynand [...] (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The fragment shows an inscription along the right and left edges of the slab. The inscription is hard to read. Furthermore, parts of the inscription are missing. The last word may have read 'misericordiam' (= mercifulness).

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Gothic architecture
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4343
Personal details
Name Wynand [...]
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification Given that a knight is depicted on his slab, this person was probably a knight and/or nobleman
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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