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Floor slab of Willem Pietersz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 264
Name Floor slab of Willem Pietersz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Amsterdam, Oude Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a niche in which a chalice, and an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [779] St. Caeciliaconvent, Tertiarissen (Convent of St Caecilia, Tertiaries), Amsterdam
Arguments
  • based on research
Specification
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • 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 Willem Pietersz.
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [332] Willem Pietersz. (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
  • , Middenschip 81, http://www.gravenopinternet.nl
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [264] Floor slab of Willem Pietersz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a niche in which a chalice, and an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1568
Specified date 1568/04/02
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Amsterdam, Oude Kerk
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 nave (no. 81), possibly hidden under a pew
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 location on the slab unknown
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1568 den 2 april starf heer Willem Pieterszoon, pater van dit convent, godt zij syn ziel ghenadich.
Translation
English translation In the year 1568, on April 2, died sir Willem Pietersz., priest at this convent [i.e. St Caecilia convent], God have mercy on his soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [332] Willem Pietersz. (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)
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) a niche in which a chalice
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 332
Personal details
Name Willem Pietersz.
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1568/04/02
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 (parish or chantry) priest
Specification priest at St Caecilia convent (Tertiaries), Amsterdam
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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