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Floor slab of Aert Danielsz. van Rielle and family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 421
Name Floor slab of Aert Danielsz. van Rielle and family
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside a circular medallion in the centre and cartouches with inscriptions above and below
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [24] Grote of St. Catharijnekerk (St Catharine's Church), Brielle
Arguments
  • the institution/community is mentioned in the text
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification One later member of the family commemorated on this slab was burgomaster of Brielle
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 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 Aert Danielszoon van Rielle (Aert Danielsz. van Rielle) and family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [612] Aert Danielszoon van Rielle (Aert Danielsz. van Rielle) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification Aert Danielsz. van Rielle and his descendants
Additional remarks Rather than being the last resting place of just Aert Danielsz. van Rielle, this may always have been intended as a family grave
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 192 x 110 x 0
Completeness The heraldic devices and parts of the inscriptions have been hacked away; also losses along the edges and to the corners of the slab
Condition Worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • inscription(s) removed
  • heraldry removed
Specification Other members of the Van Rielle family were buried in this grave in the seventeenth century, including Jacob Aertsz. van Rielle, burgomaster of Brielle (d. 1621). The heraldic devices on the shields and parts of the inscriptions have been hacked away.
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 Zuid-Holland, part I (Utrecht 1922), 39-40
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [421] Floor slab of Aert Danielsz. van Rielle and family

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside a circular medallion in the centre and cartouches with inscriptions above and below
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 192 x 110 x 0
Date
Year 1571
Specified date 1571/??/??
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks Only the year of death is given for Aert Danielsz. van Rielle: all other persons commemorated on this slab died in the 17th century
Holding institution
Holding institution Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution Situated in the south aisle of the nave
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 round medallion in the central field
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 The devices have been hacked away
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 Aert Danielsz. van Rielle (and later family members)
Person details
Person details
  • [612] Aert Danielszoon van Rielle (Aert Danielsz. van Rielle) (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 inside the upper cartouche
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Aert Danielsz. van Rielle [...] starf 1571 [...].
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Aert Danielsz. van Rielle [...], died 1571 [...].
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [612] Aert Danielszoon van Rielle (Aert Danielsz. van Rielle) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription between Aert's name and the year of death has been hacked away; the remaining inscriptions commemorate later family members.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • scrollwork and/or strapwork
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 612
Personal details
Name Aert Danielszoon van Rielle (Aert Danielsz. van Rielle)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1571
Additional remarks
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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