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Floor slab of Dirck van der Maes and possibly other person(s)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3057
Name Floor slab of Dirck van der Maes and possibly other person(s)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a partly erased quatrefoil with heraldry in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and later inscriptions
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1425-1475
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [29] Grote of St. Maartenskerk (St Martin's Church), Zaltbommel
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious; no information on possible other functions
Grave findings
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Dirck van der Maes
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [5737] Dirck van der Maes (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no information about the commemorated party (one or more persons)
Relation specification
Additional remarks Apart from Dirck van der Maes one or more other persons may have been commemorated in the inscription along the edges of the slab: only part of it is legible
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 250 x 132 x 0
Completeness Losses along the edges and esp. around the top right corner
Condition Worn; the original inscription is in parts illegible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification Later inscriptions commemorate four members of the Schoock family who died in the 17th and 18th centuries
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bams, W., Het Necrologium van de Sint-Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel (1312-1569) (Zaltbommel, Streekarchief Bommelerwaard )
  • Muschart, R.T., De Grafzerken in de St. Maartenskerk te Zaltbommel, Gelre 46 (1943), , 140-141
  • Zalm, Peter van der, Het Wapenalbum Bommelerwaard, http://www.streekarchiefbommelerwaard.nl
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Information provided by Peter van der Zalm

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3057] Floor slab of Dirck van der Maes and possibly other person(s)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a partly erased quatrefoil with heraldry in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and later inscriptions
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 250 x 132 x 0
Date
Year 1454
Specified date 1454/03/09
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zaltbommel, Grote of St. Maartenskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is situated in the west side of the north aisle
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 a centrally placed quatrefoil medallion
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early accolade shield
Specification
Description of the shield three linden leaves, stalks upwards to sinister chief, 2-1 (drie lindebladeren met naar linksboven gerichte stelen, 2-1 (Maes))
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 Dirck van der Maes
Person details
Person details
  • [5737] Dirck van der Maes (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leet begraven Dirck van der Maes die sterf int jaer […] heren MCCCCLIIII [...].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Dirck van der Maes, who died in the year [of our] Lord 1454 [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis lettering
Inscription mentioning
Name [5737] Dirck van der Maes (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 5737
Personal details
Name Dirck van der Maes
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1454/03/09
Additional remarks Dirck (Theodericus) van der Maes made his will on 22 June 1436. His death is mentioned in the Necrologium.
Social standing
Status citizen of city
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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