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Floor slab of Arnold van 's-Gravesande

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2856
Name Floor slab of Arnold van 's-Gravesande
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 Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a central medallion
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
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 The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
  • 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 has always been located in the north transept, near the memorial piece of the commemorated person (north wall)
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 Arnold van 's-Gravesande
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4005] Arnoldus de tsGravesand (Arnold van 's-Gravesande) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
Relation specification
Additional remarks Identity of the commemorated party based on the heraldic shield
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 256 x 156 x 0
Completeness Largely complete: minor losses along the edges
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn and its lower half shows several breaks. Breaks and losses filled with cement.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 285, 342; no. 48
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst II. De provincie Utrecht, 1e stuk: De gemeente Utrecht, afl. 2: de Dom van Utrecht (The Hague 1965), 393; 89
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-203, photo no. 967-203_1; RCE: object no. 7.320, adlib priref 20232281
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2856] Floor slab of Arnold van 's-Gravesande

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a heraldic shield inside a central medallion
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 256 x 156 x 0
Date
Year 1497
Specified date 1497/11/01
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death given on the memorial piece of the commemorated person
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 north transept, near the north wall
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 central medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Three guardant lion's heads, 2-1 (Drie aanziende leeuwenkoppen, 2-1)
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 's-Gravesande
Person details
Person details
  • [4005] Arnoldus de tsGravesand (Arnold van 's-Gravesande) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4005
Personal details
Name Arnoldus de tsGravesand (Arnold van 's-Gravesande)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1496/11/01
Additional remarks Licentiate of Canon and Civil Law. He was buried in the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht.
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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