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Wall memorial of Petrus Bouchaert

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2162
Name Wall memorial of Petrus Bouchaert
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Wall memorial
Short description Wall memorial with inscription between pillars, and a pediment in which the head of a putto
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [362] St. Servaaskapittel (Chapter of St Servatius), Maastricht
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?
(Probable) original location
  • in the cloister
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The text indicates that the grave of the commemorated person was located nearby
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Petrus Bouchaert
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4437] Petrus Bouchaert (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Complete
Condition Damaged and/or weathered, especially the lower half
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Doppler, P., Lijst der kanunniken van het vrije Rijkskapittel van St. Servaas te Maastricht (1050-1795), Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 75 (1939), , 171
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 13249-194, photo no. 13249-194_1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Wall memorial of [2162] Wall memorial of Petrus Bouchaert

Indication of part
Indication of part Wall memorial
Short description
Short description Wall memorial with inscription between pillars, and a pediment in which the head of a putto
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1557
Specified date 1557/10/02
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maastricht, St. Servaasbasiliek
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The memorial is located on a wall in the cloister
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Wall memorial
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription centre of the memorial
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus venerabilis dominus Petrus Bouchaert, canonicus huius ecclesie, qui obiit [anno] 1557 2 Octobris, cuius anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the venerable sir Petrus Bouchaert, canon of this church, who died [in the year] 1557 October 2, whose soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de eerbiedwaardige heer Petrus Bouchaert, kanunnik van deze kerk, die stierf [in het jaar] 1557 2 oktober, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4437] Petrus Bouchaert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Wall memorial
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • angels, putti or cherubs
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) pillars surmounted by a pediment which shows the head of a putto/cherub
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4437
Personal details
Name Petrus Bouchaert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1557/10/02
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. Servaaskerk (St Servatius's Church) in Maastricht. Appointed as a prebend of dean Bartholomeus van Hees on 24 May 1551.
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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