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Remnant of a memorial piece of Herman Cruderinck

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2923
Name Remnant of a memorial piece of Herman Cruderinck
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 memorial text remains
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
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? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the cloister
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks located in the west arm of the cloister, on the wall of the fifth bay (left-hand side)
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function memorial piece; marker of a grave
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: memorial text
Name Herman Cruderinck
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5562] Herman Cruderinck (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 35 x 78 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment. The shape of the tablet suggests that it was originally surmounted by a religious image.
Condition Damaged and worn. The text is largely illegible.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The memorial piece has been in the cloister of old
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. 72
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 299, 343; no. 131
  • 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), 478; 6
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Clergymen, lay officials and scholars of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) were buried in the cloister. The epitaphs of the commemorated persons were inscribed on tablets which were built into the cloister walls. Each bay contained three graves.

Single piece (front) of [2923] Remnant of a memorial piece of Herman Cruderinck

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Remnant of a memorial piece; only the stone tablet with memorial text remains
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 35 x 78 x 0
Date
Year 1470
Specified date 1470/12/28
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 tablet is located in the west arm of the cloister, on the wall of the fifth bay (left-hand side)
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 tablet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons Heren MCCCCLXX opten XXVIII dach in december starf Meister Herman [Cruderinck] [...]
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1470 on the 28th day in December died master Herman [Cruderinck] [...]
Dutch translation In het jaar ons Heren 1470 op de 28ste dag in december stierf meester Herman [Cruderinck] [...]
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5562] Herman Cruderinck (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The text is hard to read. Transcription taken from Bloys van Treslong Prins.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5562
Personal details
Name Herman Cruderinck
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1470/12/28
Additional remarks He was buried in the cloister of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
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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