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Floor slab of Andries Schimmelpenninck and Jutte van Voorthuisen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2135
Name Floor slab of Andries Schimmelpenninck and Jutte van Voorthuisen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms under a Renaissance arch on which two dragons are sitting, more decorations below, an inscription along the edge, and medallions with effaced heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [27] St. Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk) (St Walpurga's Church), Zutphen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Andries Schimmelpenninck was an alderman of Zutphen
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 and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Andris Scimmelpennick and Jutte van Vorthusz (Andries Schimmelpenninck and Jutte van Voorthuisen)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4416] Jutte van Vorthusz (Jutte van Voorthuisen) (female)
  • [4415] Andris Scimmelpennick (Andries Schimmelpenninck) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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 287 x 155 x 0
Completeness Largely complete
Condition The slab is in overall good condition. Some damages and little wear.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The heraldry has been hacked away, both in the centre and in the corners
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 2e stuk: Het kwartier van Zutfen (The Hague 1958), 238; no. 9
  • Leeman, Fred; Vos, Rik, Het nieuwe ornament ('s Gravenhage 1986), 152
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken, grafmonumenten en memoriesteenen in de Groote of St. Walburgskerk te Zutphen, Gelre 40 (1937), 174-275, 209; no. 107
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 12539-47 (p. 18)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised number: 19

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2135] Floor slab of Andries Schimmelpenninck and Jutte van Voorthuisen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an effaced coat of arms under a Renaissance arch on which two dragons are sitting, more decorations below, an inscription along the edge, and medallions with effaced heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 287 x 155 x 0
Date
Year 1546
Specified date 1546/05/26
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification earliest date of death mentioned on the slab, that of Jutte
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
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 'Raadskapel' ('Mariakapel')
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 in the centre
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: uitgehakt (Helmteken: uitgehakt)
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 According to Van Spaen, 1701 (via Muschart, 1937): Schimmelpenninck-Van Voorthuisen
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner, inside the medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
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 According to Van Spaen, 1701 (via Muschart, 1937): Schimmelpenninck
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower left corner, inside the medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
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 According to Van Spaen, 1701 (via Muschart, 1937): Spaen
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner, inside the medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
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 According to Van Spaen, 1701 (via Muschart, 1937): Van Voorthuisen
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower right corner, inside the medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
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 According to Van Spaen, 1701 (via Muschart, 1937): Ringelenberg

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
  • Latin/Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons Heren MVc ende LIII den XII apriliis sterf die erber Andris Scimmelpennick. Reqescant in pace. Int jaer XVc ende XLVI den XXVI in mei starf joffer Jutte van Vorthusz sin huisfrou.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1553, the 12th of April, died the honourable Andries Schimmelpenninck. May they rest in peace. In the year 1546, the 26th in May, died mistress Jutte van Voorthuisen, his wife.
Dutch translation In het jaar onzes Heren 1553, de 12de april, stierf de eerbare Andries Schimmelpenninck. Mogen zij rusten in vrede. In het jaar 1546, de 26ste in mei, stierf juffer Jutte van Voorthuisen, zijn vrouw.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4415] Andris Scimmelpennick (Andries Schimmelpenninck) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4416] Jutte van Vorthusz (Jutte van Voorthuisen) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The prayer for the souls of the commemorated party has been inscribed along the edge below, while the names and dates of death of the commemorated persons is placed along the right and left sides.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • mask(s)
  • flowers/plants
  • mythical figures and/or creatures
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) • From bottom to top: two male masks in profile and scrolling leaves flanking a winged cherub head; two candelabra columns supporting a semi-circular arch from which scrolling leaves are hanging; two small dragons sitting on the arch. • Corners: cherub heads and shell motifs inside the medallions.
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4415
Personal details
Name Andris Scimmelpennick (Andries Schimmelpenninck)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/04/12
Additional remarks Andries was a son of Andries Schimmelpenninck and Catharina Spaen. He married Jutte van Voorthuisen in 1525. Andries and Jutte had at least four children: Bele, Gelmer, Anna and Lumme.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification alderman of Zutphen (1505-1553)
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 4416
Personal details
Name Jutte van Vorthusz (Jutte van Voorthuisen)
Sex female
Year/date of birth ca.1490
Year/date of death 1546/05/26
Additional remarks Also known as Jutta. She was a daughter of Gerrit Johansz van Voorthuisen and Bele van Ringelenberg. Jutte was married to: 1) Gelmer Gelmersz van den Walle, 1514; 2) Andries Schimmelpenninck, 1525. Jutte and Andries had at least four children: Bele, Gelmer, Anna and Lumme.
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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