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Floor slab of Petrus Hazert and Johan van Haller

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2931
Name Floor slab of Petrus Hazert and Johan van Haller
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 flanked by inscription, a circular cartouche above containing a skull and worn away heraldic shield, and an oblong cartouche below with worn away inscription
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 The commemorated person was semi-prebendary at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab has always been located in the south transept, in the south-east corner
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 Petrus Hazert
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5573] Petrus Hazert (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons
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
Completeness Complete
Condition In poor condition. The slab is badly worn; the added inscription has worn away and the content of the added shield is no longer visible. The slab's lower half shows a diagonal crack.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
  • heraldry added
Specification Cartouches with inscription and heraldic shield added at a later date. According to Buchelius the shield and inscription commemorated chantry priest Johannes ab Haller (Jan van Haller), who died in 1611.
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
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 ), 32; fol. 18v
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 291, 342; no. 83
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., 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), 396; 66
Other documentation
RCE: object no. 8.074, adlib priref 20232297
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2931] Floor slab of Petrus Hazert and Johan van Haller

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 flanked by inscription, a circular cartouche above containing a skull and worn away heraldic shield, and an oblong cartouche below with worn away inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1483
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death of Petrus Hazert as mentioned in literature
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 south transept, in the south-east corner
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 medallion 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 renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale, I: a fess; II: three nails, 2-1 (Gedeeld, I: een dwarsbalk; II: drie spijkers, 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 Hazert
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry inside circular cartouche at the top of the slab
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: a saltire between four roses (een schuinkruis vergezeld van vier rozen)
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 Haller
Person details
Person details
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 cartouche in the lower half
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription has worn away. According to Buchelius, it read: "Johannes ab Haller ut moriens viveret, vixit ut moriturus, cuius exuviae et absque nomine pulvis recubat, hoc tegmine saxi. Mens abiit coelo, quo ut fruatur defunctus. Parentes eius dederunt monumentum. Ut viveret, moritur anno epochae Christi MDC[...]".
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription flanking the medallion in the centre
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ha - zert
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [5573] Petrus Hazert (male)
Sex male
Argumentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • geometric patterns
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) cartouches with strapwork; skull
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5573
Personal details
Name Petrus Hazert
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1483/02/06
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification semi-prebendary (imperialis) and secretary of the chapter of the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin's Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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