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Floor slab of Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom and Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3297
Name Floor slab of Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom and Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Kapelle, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with the incised effigies of a man and a woman in shrouds in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [255] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Kapelle
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification In 1527 Cornelis Cornelisz. Boom was mentioned (in a document of the Oostambacht Kapelle) as the owner of three pieces of land
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no: the slab is now placed vertically
(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 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 Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom and Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [6089] Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen (female)
  • [6088] Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
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 264 x 139 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition Reasonable
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
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 kerken der provincie Zeeland (Utrecht 1919), 127; no. 32
  • Lepoeter, G.J., De geheimen van de kerk van Kapelle onthuld: van Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk tot huis voor het Woord (Goes 1996), 112; 33
  • Oosterwijk, Sophie, Death or resurrection? The iconography of two sixteenth-century incised slabs in Oudelande (Zeeland) and other Netherlandish shroud effigies, Church Monuments 28 (2013), 52-77, 61-62
Other documentation
Inventory SKKN: 6532-S33
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3297] Floor slab of Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom and Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with the incised effigies of a man and a woman in shrouds in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 264 x 139 x 0
Date
Year 1504
Specified date 1504/05/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification The woman died first, in 1504; her husband died in 1527
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Kapelle, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
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 chapel
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 central field, on the left
Portrait of
Name Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • unusual/different clothing
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal standing, slightly turned in the direction of his wife; the hands crossed across the stomach
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing a shroud
Short description a shroud falling open across the chest, but with sleeves; bare head and feet
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the central field, on the right
Portrait of
Name Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • unusual/different clothing
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal standing, slightly turned in the direction of her husband; the hands crossed across the stomach
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing a shroud
Short description a shroud that also covers her head; bare feet
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
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 leit begraven Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom, sterf anno XVc XXVII den XXIten dach octobris, ende Mariken, zijn huysvrow, Pieter Gheertssz. dochter van Wemelingen, sterf anno XVc IIII den XVIIen may.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom, died in the year 1527 the 21st day of October, and Mariken, his wife, daughter of Pieter Gheertssz. van Wemelingen, died in the year 1504 the 17th day of May.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [6089] Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6088] Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [6090] Pieter Gheertssz. van Wemelingen (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks 'Van Wemelingen' is a last name, a reference to the place of origin (Wemeldinge), or both

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6088
Personal details
Name Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1527/10/11
Additional remarks He was married to Mariken, daughter of Pieter Gheertssz. van Wemelingen. In 1527 Cornelis Cornelisz. Boom was mentioned (in a document of the Oostambacht Kapelle) as the owner of three pieces of land. Stijne Lauwers may have been his second wife and canon Pieter Cornelis their son. He may also have been the father of Cornelis Cornelisse den Jonghen Boom (d. 1550), who was buried in Wemeldinge.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6089
Personal details
Name Mariken Pieter Gheertsszdr. van Wemelingen
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1504/05/17
Additional remarks She was a daughter of Pieter Gheertssz. van Wemelingen and married to Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom, perhaps as his first wife. She may have been the mother of Cornelis Cornelisse den Jonghen Boom (d. 1550), who was buried in Wemeldinge.
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 6090
Personal details
Name Pieter Gheertssz. van Wemelingen
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks He was the father of Mariken, wife of Cornelis Corneliss. den Ouden Boom
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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