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Two stained-glass panels with Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') and the devotional portrait of Allert Andriesz Boelen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 4030
Name Two stained-glass panels with Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') and the devotional portrait of Allert Andriesz Boelen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bramley, St James Church
  • Llanwenllwyfo, St Gwenllwyfo's Church
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Stained-glass panel or window
Short description Two stained-glass panels with Virgin and Child with St Anne, a devotional portrait, five heraldic shields, and inscriptions, and a saint
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • unknown
Original institution(s)
Original institution [278] St. Andries-ter-Zaliger-Haven, Kartuizers (St Andrew's Monastery, Carthusians), Amsterdam
Arguments
Specification Possible original institution: two members of the Boelen family had entered this monastery; iconography of the painting (see Saint Portraits; Andrew)
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(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
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Allert Andriesz Boelen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [7550] Allert Andriesz Boelen (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)
  • glass
Specification glass, lead, pot-metals
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 71 x 47 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) added
Specification The inscriptions in one of the panels are probably not original, see Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance Originally located in the Carthusian monastery of St. Andries-ter-Zaliger-Haven in Amsterdam? The earliest known location is the Carthusian monastery in Louvain. The panels were transferred to Great Britain in the Napoleonic era.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Dudok van Heel, S.A.C., Een kooplieden-patriciaat kijkt ons aan, of de emancipatie van het Amsterdamse portret tot 1578, in: Kistemaker, R.E.; Jonker, M., De smaak van de elite. Amsterdam in de eeuw van de beeldenstorm (Amsterdam 1986), 19-39, 24
  • Ruyven-Zeman, Z. van, Stained Glass in the Netherlands before 1795. Corpus Vitrearum the Netherlands IV. Part I: The North (Amsterdam 2011), 285-286, 439
  • Wayment, Hilary, The Master of the Mass of Saint Gregory Roundel. A Dutch Glass-painter in Brabant during the 1520s, Oud Holland 103 (1989), 61-96, 84-89
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks One of the panels has inscriptions above and below consisting of a bible verse in Gothic script. These inscriptions do not appear to be original features.

Stained-glass panel or window of [4030] Two stained-glass panels with Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') and the devotional portrait of Allert Andriesz Boelen

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Short description
Short description Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') with the Holy Spirit and two heraldic shields (right-hand panel)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 71 x 47 x 0
Date
Year ca.1520-1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
Specification
Additional remarks The artist appears to have worked for important Amsterdam families in this period
Holding institution
Holding institution Bramley, St James Church
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name unknown
Attribution
Specification
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks Wayment (1989) has given the artist the substitute name of 'Master of the Mass of Saint Gregory Roundel'
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Stained-glass panel or window of [4030] Two stained-glass panels with Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') and the devotional portrait of Allert Andriesz Boelen

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of Allert Andriesz Boelen with three heraldic shields, inscriptions and St Andrew (left-hand panel)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 71 x 47 x 0
Date
Year ca.1520-1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
Specification
Additional remarks The artist appears to have worked for important Amsterdam families in this period
Holding institution
Holding institution Llanwenllwyfo, St Gwenllwyfo's Church
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name unknown
Attribution
Specification
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks Wayment (1989) has given the artist the substitute name of 'Master of the Mass of Saint Gregory Roundel'
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait centre of the panel (left-hand panel)
Portrait of
Name Allert Andriesz Boelen
Sex male
Argumentation
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description a dark-coloured cloak, possibly with fur lining, worn over a blue garment
Attributes
Attributes
  • prie-dieu
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand panel; in the upper left corner (spandrel)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In black three gold roundles, 2-1 - (In zwart drie gouden 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 Boelen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This heraldic design was traditionally identified as belonging to the Beth family, but this is incorrect. See Ruyven-Zeman (2011), 439.
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand panel; in the upper right corner (spandrel)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In gold a silver fess - (In goud een zilveren dwarsbalk)
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 Boelen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The field is supposed to be green
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand panel; at the top of the arch
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Heraldry of corporations (cities, guilds, confraternities, companies)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield In silver a black pale charged with three silver saltorels - (In zilver een zwarte paal beladen met drie zilveren schuinkruisjes)
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 city of Amsterdam
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The field is supposed to be red
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand panel; in the upper left corner (spandrel)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Heraldry of corporations (cities, guilds, confraternities, companies)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In silver a black pale charged with three silver saltorels - (In zilver een zwarte paal beladen met drie zilveren schuinkruisjes)
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 city of Amsterdam
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The field is supposed to be red
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand panel; in the upper right corner (spandrel)
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 Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale, I: in black three gold roundles, 2-1; II: in gold a silver fess (Gedeeld, I: in zwart drie gouden bollen, 2-1; II: in goud een zilveren dwarsbalk)
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 Boelen-Boelen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks With regard to II: the field is supposed to be green

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Andrew
Sex male
Type of saint
  • religious institution
Specification The panels may have been located in the Carthusian monastery of St. Andries-ter-Zaliger-Haven in Amsterdam (literally: St Andrew at the Blessed Harbour)
Attributes
  • cross(es)
Specification St Andrew's Cross
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
  • pointing to a commemorated person
Specification Pointing at Allert Andriesz Boelen
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 7550
Personal details
Name Allert Andriesz Boelen
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1479
Year/date of death 1551
Additional remarks son of Andries Boelen, the great burgomaster of Amsterdam, and Marie Jan Bethhsdr
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks he may also have been depicted on the panel currently in Brooklyn, described in MeMO object ID 4029
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