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Floor slab of Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2395
Name Floor slab of Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe
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 two effaced heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [850] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Tholen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon of this church
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
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4744] Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe (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 199 x 104 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the broken edges
Condition Worn and broken into three parts
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
  • inscription(s) added
Specification • A later inscription in Roman majuscules commemorates Jan 't Gilde, who died in 1678 (top of the slab). • Two heraldic shields have been hacked away (centre of the slab).
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 Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 268; no. 108
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 6758-S32
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Incised number: 20 (bottom left corner) • Information provided by the Genealogische Werkgroep Tholen (Tholen genealogical working group).

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2395] Floor slab of Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with two effaced heraldic shields in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 199 x 104 x 0
Date
Year 1538
Specified date 1538/08/12
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
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 The slab is located in the transept of the church ('wandelkerk')
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, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced; originally: a chalice (uitgekapt; oorspronkelijk: een miskelk)
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 Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe
Person details
Person details
  • [4744] Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield effaced; originally: the letters A and V with a cross on the A (uitgekapt; oorspronkelijk: de letters A en V met een kruis op de A)
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 Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe
Person details
Person details
  • [4744] Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe (male)
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 all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leyt begraven heer Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe, canonick was van deser kercken, sterf anno XVc XXXVIII, den XII augusto. Bidt voer de ziel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried sir Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe, who was a canon of this church, died in the year 1538 on the 12th in August. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4744] Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

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) quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4744
Personal details
Name Adriaen Vrombout van Wowe
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1538/08/12
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon of the collegiate church of Tholen
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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