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Memorial tablet of Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2922
Name Memorial tablet of Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Memorial tablet
Short description Two stone tablets with an inscription
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
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 chantry priest at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • location unknown
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function Marker of a grave
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Jan Ghijsberts van Gorichem (Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5561] Jan Ghijsberts van Gorichem (Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem) (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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition Reasonable; the lower stone is damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) removed
Specification The last part of the inscription has been hacked away
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), 212; no. 71
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 300, 343; no. 134
  • 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), 402; 9
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [2922] Memorial tablet of Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Two stone tablets with an inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1542
Specified date 1542/12/29
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 stones are part of the southern buttress of the 'Domproostenkapel' (chapel of the provosts)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the full width of the two stones
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer XVc ende XLII den XXIX dach december starf heer Jan Ghijsberts van Gorichem, priester, ewich vicarius deser kerke, hier begraven. [Bid voer die ziel?]
Translation
English translation In the year 1542 on the 29th day of December died sir Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem, priest, eternal chantry priest of this church, buried here. [Pray for the soul?]
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5561] Jan Ghijsberts van Gorichem (Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The last part of the inscription - an appeal for prayer?- has been hacked away

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5561
Personal details
Name Jan Ghijsberts van Gorichem (Jan Gijsbertsz. van Gorinchem)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542/12/29
Additional remarks He was buried in the cloister of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the text
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification priest and chantry priest ('vicarius') of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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