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Crucifixion (?) with devotional portrait of an unknown person

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 498
Name Crucifixion (?) with devotional portrait of an unknown person
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zutphen, Broederenkerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Sculpture showing the Crucifixion (?) with devotional portrait, heraldic shields and saint
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1450-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [809] Dominicanen (Jacobijnen, Broeren) (Convent of Dominican Friars (Jacobijnen, Broeren)), Zutphen
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
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
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function unknown
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [738] unknown person (unknown)
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 Baumberg sandstone; paint
Traces of polychromy? yes
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Original stone frame
Condition The sculpture is severely damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The sculpture has been in the church of old
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst III. De provincie Gelderland, 2e stuk: Het kwartier van Zutfen (The Hague 1958), 244-245
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The two saints on the left are probably St John the Evangelist and the Virgin Mary. Mary Magdalene is most likely depicted at the foot of the Cross.

Single piece (front) of [498] Crucifixion (?) with devotional portrait of an unknown person

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Crucifixion (?) with devotional portrait of an unknown person, two heraldic shields and unknown saint
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year ca.1450-1550
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zutphen, Broederenkerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The sculpture is located in the south aisle
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 to the right of the Cross
Portrait of
Name unknown person
Sex unknown
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification attributes no longer visible (work is damaged)
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner, on top of the frame
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Appears to be a cross between an early and a late renaissance shield. The shield is damaged.
Description of the shield A [colour] chevron in the lower part; damaged; polychromy lost - (Een [kleur] keper in het onderste deel; beschadigd; polychromie verdwenen)
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 Not identified
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The upper half of the shield is missing
Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper right corner, on top of the frame
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late renaissance shield
Specification Appears to be a cross between an early and a late renaissance shield. The shield is damaged.
Description of the shield In [colour] two [colour] keys saltire; damaged; polychromy lost - (In [kleur] twee gekruiste [kleur] sleutels; beschadigd; polychromie verdwenen)
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 Schimmelpenninck
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait First saint from the right
Specification of saint
Name unknown saint
Sex unknown
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
Specification
Gesture
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 738
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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