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Floor slab of Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2869
Name Floor slab of Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou
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 coat of arms inside an upright rectanglar field in the centre, inscription in an oblong field at the bottom and a band along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [13] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Buurkerk; Maria Minor) (Our Lady's Church ), Utrecht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification recorded by Buchelius
Still in original institution? no
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 Gherrit Anthoinsz. vander Gou (Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5460] Gherrit Anthoinsz. vander Gou (Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou) (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 228 x 113 x 0
Completeness Minor losses along the edge
Condition In good condition. The slab is only slightly worn.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks It is unclear whether the band along the edge originally was inlaid with brass or showed decorations (foliage/tendrils interrupted by dufoils and trefoils)
Provenance
Provenance Buurkerk, Utrecht; St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk, Utrecht (possibly since 1978-1984, when during the restoration of the Buurkerk slabs were transferred from this church to the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Buchelius, A. , Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 201; fol. 107r
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-213, photo no. 967-213_1 and _2
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised no.: 62

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2869] Floor slab of Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside an upright rectanglar field in the centre, inscription in an oblong field at the bottom and a band along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 228 x 113 x 0
Date
Year 1573
Specified date 1573/07/15
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
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
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 of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale, I: a fess between three hearts, 2-1; II: fleuretty, a lion (Gedeeld, I: een dwarsbalk vergezeld van drie harten, 2-1; II: bezaaid met lelies, een leeuw)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: two wings each charged with a heart (Helmteken: een baniervlucht, elke vleugel beladen met een hart).
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 oblong field at the bottom of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Heer Gherrit Anthoinsz. vander Gou sterf anno 1573 den 15 julij.
Translation
English translation Lord/Sir Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou died in the year 1573, on July 15.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5460] Gherrit Anthoinsz. vander Gou (Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5460
Personal details
Name Gherrit Anthoinsz. vander Gou (Gerrit Anthonisz. van der Gou)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1573/07/15
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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