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Floor slab of Arnt van Dommelen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2785
Name Floor slab of Arnt van Dommelen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a round medallion in the centre, a chalice and host above, and an inscription on the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [387] St. Johannes Evangelistkerk (St. Janskathedraal) (St John Evangelist's Church (St John's Cathedral)), 's-Hertogenbosch
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
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 Arnt van Dommelen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5322] Arnoldus de Dommelen (Arnt van Dommelen) (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 Meuse limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 178 x 92 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Good
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Oudheusden, J.A.F.M. van; Tummers, H. A. , De grafzerken van de Sint-Jan te ’s-Hertogenbosch, http://www.grafzerkensintjan.nl/default.aspx, 307
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2785] Floor slab of Arnt van Dommelen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a round medallion in the centre, a chalice and host above, and an inscription on the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 178 x 92 x 0
Date
Year 1561
Specified date 1561/06/24
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 's-Hertogenbosch, St. Janskathedraal
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the north transept
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 inside a central round medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield three triple barrelets, a chief per pale, I: two pales; II: an issuant lion (drie drielingsbalken, een gedeeld schildhoofd, I: twee palen; II: een uitkomende leeuw)
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 Van Dommelen
Person details
Person details
  • [5322] Arnoldus de Dommelen (Arnt van Dommelen) (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
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic iacet sepultus discretus dominus Arnoldus de Dommelen, huius capituli officiatus, qui obiit Anno Domini XVc LXI XXIIII die Junii.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the wise sir Arnt van Dommelen, office-holder of this chapter, who died in the year of Our Lord 1561 on the 24th day of June.
Dutch translation Hier ligt begraven de wijze heer Arnt van Dommelen, ambtsbekleder van dit kapittel, die stierf in het jaar des Heren 1561 op de 24ste dag van juni.
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering on a folded banderole
Inscription mentioning
Name [5322] Arnoldus de Dommelen (Arnt van Dommelen) (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) Incised chalice and host above the heraldic shield
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5322
Personal details
Name Arnoldus de Dommelen (Arnt van Dommelen)
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1492
Year/date of death 1561/06/24
Additional remarks Arnt van Dommelen was a son of Adolf van Dommelen and born around 1492. He became a priest but little is known about his church activities. He fathered four illegitimate children.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • attribute of the portrayed/commemorated person (e.g. a priest's chalice)
  • mentioned in the inscription
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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