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Floor slab of Adriaen van Wijngaarde and [...] Tielmand[r. ...]

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 426
Name Floor slab of Adriaen van Wijngaarde and [...] Tielmand[r. ...]
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 Broken stone slab with two incised effigies of a husband and wife, Gothic tracery, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [24] Grote of St. Catharijnekerk (St Catharine's Church), Brielle
Arguments
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 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. No further 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 Adriaen van Wijngaarde and [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...])
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [616] Adriaen van Wijngaarde (male)
  • [617] [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...]) (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification There is no (legible) mention of the relationship between the deceased, but the depiction of a man and a woman alongside each other makes it highly likely that this slab commemorates a married couple
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 244 x 139 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: several fragments are missing
Condition Broken in several places and worn; parts of the inscription are lost or no longer legible
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks The present location and the heap of commemorative stones covering the slab hinder close inspection
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), 45
  • Greenhill, F.A., Incised effigial slabs. A study of engraved stone memorials in Latin Christendom, c.1100 to c.1700, vol. II (London 1976), 183
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [426] Floor slab of Adriaen van Wijngaarde and [...] Tielmand[r. ...]

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Broken stone slab with two incised effigies of a husband and wife, Gothic tracery, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 244 x 139 x 0
Date
Year 1470
Specified date 1470/11/13
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks P.C. Bloys van Treslong's transcription suggests that the wife predeceased the husband, but the heap of commemorative stones on this corner of the slab made it impossible to verify the wife's year of death
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 north-west corner of the south aisle
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 on the right side of the slab
Portrait of
Name [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...])
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture uncertain/cannot be determined
Manner of portrayal Positioned inside a Gothic niche, most likely standing, hands raised in prayer with the finger tips just touching
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description A gown with wide outer sleeves with in a scalloped edge
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks This part of the slab is worn and also partly covered with stones (inspection June 2012)
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the left side of the slab
Portrait of
Name Adriaen van Wijngaarde
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture standing
Manner of portrayal Standing in a niche, hands crossed across the abdomen(?)
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description Bareheaded, a gown falling below the knee; hose and broad-nosed shoes
Attributes
Attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in quatrefoils in the four corners
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield
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 Adriaen van Wijngaarde and [...] Tielmansdochter O[esn...]
Person details
Person details
  • [617] [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...]) (female)
  • [616] Adriaen van Wijngaarde (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 along the right and bottom edges
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven [...] Tielman d[ochter ... ende sterf int jaer MIIIIc LXX d]en XIII dage November.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried [...] Tielmand[r. ...] and she died in the year 1470 on the 13th day of November.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [617] [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...]) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription partly based on the transcriptions by Bloys and Greenhill
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the left and top edges
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hier leit begraven Adriaen [van Wijngaarde] sterf anno XVc ende VI den XXst dach in April, bid voer de ziel.
Translation
English translation Here lies buried Adriaen [van Wijngaarde], died in the year 1506 on the 20th day in April. Pray for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [616] Adriaen van Wijngaarde (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Transcription partly based on those by Bloys and Greenhill

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • architectural decorations
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 616
Personal details
Name Adriaen van Wijngaarde
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1506
Additional remarks Husband of [...] Tielmand[r. ...], who died in 1470
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 617
Personal details
Name [...] Tielman d[ochter ...] ([...] Tielmand[r. ...])
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1470
Additional remarks Wife of Adriaen van Wijngaarde
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 P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins misread her name as [...] Tichnan O[...]
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