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Floor slab of Marten Vos

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 3842
Name Floor slab of Marten Vos
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with effaced allied arms hanging from a branch, a worn inscription below, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [27] St. Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk) (St Walpurga's Church), Zutphen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification Marten Vos was an office-holder in Zutphen
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 Marten Vos
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7131] Marten Vos (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 295 x 132 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: losses along the edges
Condition The slab is damaged. The inscription in the centre is badly worn and illegible. Several breaks (filled with cement).
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Muschart, R.T., Grafzerken, grafmonumenten en memoriesteenen in de Groote of St. Walburgskerk te Zutphen, Gelre 40 (1937), 174-275, 221-222; no. 142
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Incised number: 49

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [3842] Floor slab of Marten Vos

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with effaced allied arms hanging from a branch, a worn inscription below, and an inscription on banderoles along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 295 x 132 x 0
Date
Year 1522
Specified date 1522/03/17
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zutphen, Walburgiskerk (Walburgkerk)
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 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 in the upper half, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from a branch by a guige
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper half, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgehakt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • Other (guige or band, tree, branch)
Specification Hanging from a branch by a guige
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription in the centre
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription consists of three lines. It is badly worn and consequently illegible.
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on banderoles along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons Heren M CCCCC en XXII op Suncte Gertrut dach starf Marten Vos [...] der stadt Zutphen en die hier begraven licht, bid God almechtich voer die ziel.
Translation
English translation In the year of Our Lord 1522 on the feast day of Saint Gertrude, died Marten Vos [...] of the city of Zutphen and who lies buried here, pray to God Almighty for the soul.
Dutch translation In het jaar onzes Heren 1522 op de feestdag van Sint Gertrude, stierf Marten Vos [...] van de stad Zutphen en die hier begraven ligt, bid God almachtig voor de ziel.
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [7131] Marten Vos (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast of Saint Gertrude of Nivelles is celebrated on March 17

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • banderole(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) two banderoles along the edges
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7131
Personal details
Name Marten Vos
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1522/03/17
Additional remarks In 1529, a Grietruyt Mentrinx is mentioned as the widow of Marten Vos (Regionaal Archief Zutphen; entry 0010; no. 698)
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification office-holder in Zutphen
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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