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Mass of St Gregory with devotional portraits(?)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 490
Name Mass of St Gregory with devotional portraits(?)
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Culemborg, Grote of St. Barbarakerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Sculpture showing the Mass of St Gregory with devotional portraits(?)
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [42] Grote of St. Barbarakerk (St Barbara's Church), Culemborg
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification site where the work was found in excavations
Still in original institution? yes
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 memorial sculpture?
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: memorial text(s) on the sculpture?
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [725] unknown person (unknown)
  • [726] unknown person (unknown)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
Relation specification
Additional remarks The two figures to the left of the religious scene are probably devotional portraits: they are kneeling and are smaller than the concelebrants
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 130 x 80 x 0
Completeness Original stone frame
Condition Severely damaged. The text compartment below the relief shows fragments of a ribbed vault with pillars in relief; the rest has been hacked away.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The sculpture has been in the church of old. It was unearthed in 1886.
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Beaufort, R.F.P. de; Berg, H.M. van den , De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 1e stuk: Het Rijk van Nijmegen, onderdeel: De Betuwe (The Hague 1968), 181
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [490] Mass of St Gregory with devotional portraits(?)

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Mass of St Gregory with devotional portraits(?)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 130 x 80 x 0
Date
Year 1500-1525
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Culemborg, Grote of St. Barbarakerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The sculpture is built into the wall of the first bay on the north side of the choir (after excavation in 1886)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait first person from the left
Portrait of
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification attribute(s) no longer visible (work is damaged)
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait second person from the left
Portrait of
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification attribute(s) no longer visible (work is damaged)
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 725
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 726
Personal details
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
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
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