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Floor slab of Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2821
Name Floor slab of Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Worn stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a centrally placed trefoil, inscription above and below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St MartinĀ“s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the cloister
  • near another memorial object for the commemorated person(s) or relatives
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was probably originally located in the cloister, near the buttress that shows a memorial text of Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen
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 Antonis Beyer Willems van Renen (Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5388] Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 173 x 84 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab is badly worn, especially its lower half. The inscription is hard to read. Minor losses along the edges.
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 provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 206; no. 43
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 300, 343; no. 133
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 383, 385; 70
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-112, photo no. 967-112_1; RCE: object no. 52.926, adlib priref 20232289
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2821] Floor slab of Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Worn stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a centrally placed trefoil, inscription above and below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 173 x 84 x 0
Date
Year 1520
Specified date 1520/10/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification The date of death on the slab is worn and partly illegible; the complete date of death is, however, legible on the memorial text of Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen in the cloister of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk [2925]
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
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 south transept, on the southside
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 the centrally placed trefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield An eagle (Een adelaar)
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
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription above and below the centrally placed trefoil
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Antonis Beyer Willems van Renen Goutsmit [...] octob 14.
Translation
English translation Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen, goldsmith [...] October 14.
Dutch translation Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen, goudsmid [...] 14 oktober.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5388] Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn and consequently partly illegible

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5388
Personal details
Name Anthonis Beyer Willemsz. van Rhenen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1520/10/14
Additional remarks Brother of Johan and Gerrit Beyer, who were canons at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht. Anthonis was buried in this church.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification goldsmith in Utrecht
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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