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Floor slab of Johan Entens

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 42
Name Floor slab of Johan Entens
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • 't Zandt, Mariakerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with allied arms inside a rectangular field in the centre, an inscription along the edge and medallions (with the evangelist symbols?) in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [93] Mariakerk (Our Lady's Church), 't Zandt
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably 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 Johan Enthens (Johan Entens)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [39] Johan Enthens (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (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 Sandstone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition Badly worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Alma, Redmer, Groninger gedenkwaardigheden, http://www.redmeralma.nl; 509
  • Ozinga, M.D., De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel VI De Provincie Groningen, eerste stuk: Oost-Groningen ('s Gravenhage 1940), 243
  • Pathuis, A., Groninger gedenkwaardigheden; teksten, wapens en huismerken van 1298-1814 (Assen/Amsterdam 1977), 142; no. 509
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 1790-31(?)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [42] Floor slab of Johan Entens

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with allied arms inside a rectangular field in the centre, an inscription along the edge and medallions (with the evangelist symbols?) in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1553
Specified date 1553/03/23
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution 't Zandt, Mariakerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab may be located in the choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation The slab is similar to MeMO Memorial Object IDs 3197 and 3198 in the same church
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry central field, left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a downwards pointing wing issuant from the division line: II: on a fess a star (gedeeld, I: een neerwaarts gerichte vleugel, uitgaand van de deellijn; II: een dwarsbalk, beladen met een ster)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: ? (helmteken: ?)
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 Enthens
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 central field, right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Allied arms (2 coats of arms in 2 shields, respecting each other)
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield a fleur de lys (een lelie)
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 Tuwinga?
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 along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno 1553 [...]ius, starff den erbaren unde vromen Johan Enthens, den Godt een vrolike ver[rijzenis?] wil gunnen, amen.
Translation
English translation In the year 1553 on [...] died the honourable and pious Johan Enthens, whom God may grant a joyful [resurrection?], amen.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [39] Johan Enthens (male)
Sex male
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)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Evangelist symbols inside the corner medallions?
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 39
Personal details
Name Johan Enthens
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1553/03/23
Additional remarks
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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