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Floor slab of Gerard van Imstenraedt and Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3
Name Floor slab of Gerard van Imstenraedt and Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Mheer, St. Lambertuskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with the effigies of a knight and a lady in relief flanked by baluster columns, two coats of arms above, a text field below, decorations, and heraldic shields with banderoles on the left- and right hand side
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [499] St. Lambertuskerk (St Lamberts's Church), Mheer
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
  • near another memorial object for the commemorated person(s) or relatives
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks According to information provided by the SKKN, this slab and the slab of the couple's son (Winand van Imstenraedt) were originally located in the choir, in front of the altar of Our Lady. The slabs remained there up to the demolition of the church in 1876. Several slabs and one tomb monument were given a place in the rebuilt church.
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Gerhart van Imstenraedt and Agnes van Amstenraed
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1] Gerhart van Imstenraedt (Gerard van Imstenraedt) (male)
  • [2] Agnes van Amstenraed (Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple (of which one died after 1580)
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 Belgian blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 310 x 168 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn and shows a large diagonal break. The inscription is hard to read.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks The slab is not completely rectangular: its bottom corners have a chamfered shape
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Belonje, J., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Limburg, Publications de la Société Historique et Archéologique dans le Limbourg 96-97 (1960), , 210
  • Schulte, A.G., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst in de provincie Limburg dl. 5, bd. 3 (Zuid-Limburg), derde aflevering: Margraten, Mheer en Noorbeek (Zwolle/Zeist 1991), 234, 235
  • Stenvert, Ronald; Kolman, Chris, Monumenten in Nederland, dl. 8: Limburg (Zwolle 2003), 264
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 13339-11, photo nos. 4.852.36A and 4.853A.23; RCE object no. 243.867, adlib priref 20153736
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3] Floor slab of Gerard van Imstenraedt and Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with the effigies of a knight and a lady in relief flanked by baluster columns, two coats of arms above, a text field below, decorations, and heraldic shields with banderoles on the left- and right hand side
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 310 x 168 x 0
Date
Year 1572
Specified date 1572/09/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification date of death of Gerhart van Imstenraedt, the earliest date mentioned on the slab
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Mheer, St. Lambertuskerk
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 Loë chapel, built into the east wall
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre of the slab, on the left
Portrait of
Name Gerhart van Imstenraedt (Gerard van Imstenraedt)
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • recumbent
Specification his head rests on a pillow
Posture recumbent
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description decorated suit of armour
Attributes
Attributes
  • sword
  • armour
Specification helmet; sword
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The commemorated person is depicted as a knight
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre of the slab, on the right
Portrait of
Name Agnes van Amstenraed (Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade)
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • recumbent
Specification her head rests on a pillow
Posture recumbent
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description dress with a Spanish collar, cloak or cape with broad shoulders, headdress
Attributes
Attributes
  • rosary
Specification rosary hanging from her waist (or buttons?)
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The commemorated person is richly dressed

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, above the effigy of the knight
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield nine escallops in orle, 4-2-2-1, an inescutcheon (negen st. jacobsschelpen langs de schildzoon, 4-2-2-1, een hartschild)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a he-goat's head (helmteken: een bokkenkop)
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 Imstenraedt
Person details
Person details
  • [1] Gerhart van Imstenraedt (Gerard van Imstenraedt) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, above the effigy of the lady
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield a double snakehead's cross, in an inescutchon three roundles, 2-1 (een dubbel slangenkoppenkruis, een hartschild beladen met drie koeken, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: a dragon's head (helmteken: een drakenkop)
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 Amstenrade
Person details
Person details
  • [2] Agnes van Amstenraed (Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade) (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, first shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield nine escallops in orle, 4-2-2-1, an inescutcheon (negen st. jacobsschelpen langs de schildrand, 4-2-2-1, een hartschild)
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 Imstenraedt
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 left-hand side, second shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a cross, in dexter chief a jew's hat (een kruis, rechtsboven vergezeld van een jodenhoed)
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 Strithaegen (Strijdthagen-Judenkopf)
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 left-hand side, third shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three chevrons (drie kepers)
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 Kisselt
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 left-hand side, fourth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three roundles in bend (drie koeken in de richting van een schuinbalk)
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 Schloin
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 left-hand side, fifth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three contourny swans, 2-1 (drie omgewende zwanen, 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 Mheer
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 left-hand side, sixth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a contourny, crowned lion (een omgewende en gekroonde leeuw)
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 Lyeck
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 left-hand side, seventh shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a cross (een kruis)
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 Yss
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 left-hand side, eighth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a contourny rampant hare (een omgewende klimmende haas)
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 Weverden
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 right-hand side, first shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a double snake head's cross, in een inescutcheon three roundles, 2-1 (een dubbel slangenkoppenkruis, in een hartschild drie koeken, 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 Van Amstenrade
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 right-hand side, second shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield checky (geschaakt)
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 Mascherel
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 right-hand side, third shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three roundles, 2-1 (drie koeken, 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 Printhagen
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 right-hand side, fourth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three roses, 2-1 (drie rozen, 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 Oye
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 right-hand side, fifth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three roundles, 2-1 (drie koeken of bollen, 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 Gronsfelt
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 right-hand side, sixth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield a fess, in dexter chief a reversed five-pointed star (een dwarsbalk, rechtsboven vergezeld van een omgekeerde vijfpuntige ster)
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 Cosseler
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 right-hand side, seventh shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield three five-pointed stars, 2-1 (drie vijfpuntige sterren, 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 Berckel
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 right-hand side, eighth shield from the top
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Cross between an early and late renaissance shield
Description of the shield per fess, A: a six-spokded wheel; B: three zules, 2-1 (doorsneden, A: een zesspakig rad; B: drie zuilen, 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 Spierinck
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 text field at the bottom of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • German/Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier ligt begraven der edler und ehrenfester Gerhart van Imstenraedt erfvoycht und her tot mehr: is gestorven int iaer uns heren MDLXXII den VI[...] septembris und die edele erenduchsame Agnes van Amstenraed sien eliche hausfrau starf int iaer MCCCCC[C?] und [...] den XIIII february.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried the noble and honourable Gerard van Imstenraedt, vogt/reeve and Lord of Mheer; has died in the year of Our Lord 1572 on the VI[...] of September and the noble, respectable Agnes van Amstenrade his [?] wife, died in the year 1600(?) and [...] on February 14.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [1] Gerhart van Imstenraedt (Gerard van Imstenraedt) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [2] Agnes van Amstenraed (Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
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)
  • architectural decorations
  • mask(s)
  • angels, putti or cherubs
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Ionic baluster columns (flanking the effigies); three winged putti heads (above the effigies); masks above crescent moon faces (flanking the inscription)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1
Personal details
Name Gerhart van Imstenraedt (Gerard van Imstenraedt)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1572
Additional remarks Son of Gerardus Johansz. van Imstenraedt and Marga van Strijdthagen named Judenkopf. Husband of Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade. Gerard died in the month of September.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification 'erfvoogd' (reeve or vogt, derived from the latin word 'advocatus') and Lord of Mheer
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2
Personal details
Name Agnes van Amstenraed (Agnes Huyn van Amstenrade)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Daughter of Arnold Huyn van Amstenrade, Lord of Geleen, and Barbara van Mascherel. Wife of Gerard van Imstenraedt. She died on February 14.
Social standing
Status nobility
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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