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Floor slab of Jan Stalpaert

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2360
Name Floor slab of Jan Stalpaert
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a mark in the central field, and an inscription along two edges
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [850] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Tholen
Arguments
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 Jan Stalpaert
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6973] Jan Stalpaert (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks A mark in the central field
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 Incomplete: some (surface) losses
Condition Badly worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
  • mark(s)
Specification one mark in the centre
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 6758-S9
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 1 (bottom right corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2360] Floor slab of Jan Stalpaert

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a mark in the central field, and an inscription along two edges
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1400-1499
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks Only the letters 'MCCCC' are given so either the deceased died in 1400 or - more likely - he must have died well before 1500 and commissioned the slab in his lifetime
Holding institution
Holding institution Tholen, Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
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 top and right edges
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Jan Stalpaert die sterf int jaer MCCCC [ ].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Jan Stalpaert, who died in the year 14[ ].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6973] Jan Stalpaert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The date of death was probably never completed and space was evidently left for an inscription to another person

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6973
Personal details
Name Jan Stalpaert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He died in the 15th century
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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