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Remnant of a memorial piece of Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2889
Name Remnant of a memorial piece of Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet with heraldic shield(s) and memorial text remains
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´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? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the church
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks located on the east wall of the south-east portal
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks memorial piece
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: memorial text
Name Johan van der Hoern Dircszoen (Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5498] Johan van der Hoern Dircszoen (Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks argument for identification of commemorated party: text
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 stone; paint
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 38 x 55 x 0
Completeness Probably a fragment. The tablet may originally have been surmounted by a religious image.
Condition In poor condition. The text is badly faded and partially illegible. The content of the shield in the upper left corner has worn away. It is unclear whether the tablet originally showed more than one shield.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The memorial piece has been in the church of old
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 109; D
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 299; no. 126
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., 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), 399, 402; 7
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-259, photo no. 967-259_1 (SKKN record of 1978: inv. no. 62)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [2889] Remnant of a memorial piece of Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet with heraldic shield(s) and memorial text remains
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 38 x 55 x 0
Date
Year 1400-1525
Specified date ????/03/28
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The commemorated person died in 1410 or 1510, see inscription
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 tablet is located on the east wall of the south-east portal (currently the church shop)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield No longer recognisable; the shield is worn
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 It is unclear whether the tablet originally showed more than one shield

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the tablet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] M [...] ende X opden XXVIII(?) dach in der mert sterf Johan van der Hoern Dircszoen [...]
Translation
English translation [...] M [...] and 10 on the 28th(?) day in March died Johan van der Hoern Dirksz. [...]
Dutch translation [...] M [...] en 10 op de 28ste(?) dag in maart stierf Johan van der Hoern Dirksz. [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5498] Johan van der Hoern Dircszoen (Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Memorial text. • Part of the text is illegible.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5498
Personal details
Name Johan van der Hoern Dircszoen (Johan van der Hoern Dirksz.)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He died on March 28 in 1410 or 1510
Social standing
Status
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification He may have been attached to the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht as a (chantry) priest or canon
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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