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Floor slab of Jan Laeuvs

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2193
Name Floor slab of Jan Laeuvs
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Ulicoten, St. Bernarduskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [428] St. Bernarduskapel (St Bernard's Chapel), Ulicoten
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? unknown
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) Originally situated in the medieval chapel/church. Both Kalf and Bloys van Treslong Prins record the slab as situated in front of the entrance of the new Neo-Gothic church, which was demolished in World War II and subsequently rebuilt.
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
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Jan Laeuvs
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4472] Jan Laeuvs (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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
Condition
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 Noord-Brabant II (Utrecht 1924), 208
  • Kalf, J., De Nederlandsche monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst I. De provincie Noordbrabant. De monumenten in de voormalige Baronie van Breda (Utrecht 1912), 19
Other documentation
No SKKN record of this slab in inventory no. 8516
Additional remarks
Additional remarks It has not been possible to ascertain whether this slab still exists

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2193] Floor slab of Jan Laeuvs

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with an inscription along the edge and the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1480-1489
Specified date 148?/08/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification the year of death on the slab may no longer be complete, see Inscriptions
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Ulicoten, St. Bernarduskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Present location unknown
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
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 the edges
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Jan Laeuvs die sterf int jaer MCCCC ende LXXX [...] in den Oestmaent. Bidt voer die siele.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jan Laeuvs, who died in the year 148[.] [...] in the harvest month [i.e. August]. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Name [4472] Jan Laeuvs (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription based on Bloys; there may well have been more text originally

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Evangelist symbols in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4472
Personal details
Name Jan Laeuvs
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Jan Laeuvs died in the 1480s, in the month of August
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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