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Crucifixion with memorial text to Lubbert Willemsz.

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 502
Name Crucifixion with memorial text to Lubbert Willemsz.
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Zwolle, Grote of St. Michaëlskerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Sculpture showing the Crucifixion with inscription and possible devotional portrait
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1450
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [3] Grote of St. Michaëlskerk (St Michael's Church), Zwolle
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? possibly
(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 on the sculpture
Name Lubbertus Wilhelmi (Lubbert Willemsz.)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2905] Lubbertus Wilhelmi (Lubbert Willemsz.) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks argument for identification of commemorated party: text on the sculpture
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; paint
Traces of polychromy? traces of blue and orange/red paint
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition Most of the figures have been damaged and/or hacked away
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
  • Bentinck, S.P.; Korf, J.; Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst IV. De provincie Overijssel, 3e stuk: Noord- en Oost-Salland (The Hague 1974), 102
  • Bouvy, D.P.R.A., Middeleeuwsche beeldhouwkunst in de Noordelijke Nederlanden (Amsterdam 1947), 51-52
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks At the foot of the Cross one can discern the remnants of a figure who may be identified either as Mary Magdalene or as devotional portrait

Single piece (front) of [502] Crucifixion with memorial text to Lubbert Willemsz.

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Crucifixion with inscription and possible devotional portrait
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1425
Specified date 1425/10/22
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Zwolle, Grote of St. Michaëlskerk
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 south wall of the 'St. Pieterskoor' (choir of St Peter)
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription tablet below the religious image
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini M CCCC XXV ipso die Sancti Severi episcopi obiit Lubbertus Wilhelmi. Orate pro eo.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1425 on the feast-day of bishop St Severin died Lubbert Willemsz. Pray for him.
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren 1425 op de feestdag van bisschop St. Severinus stierf Lubbert Willemsz. Bid voor hem.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [2905] Lubbertus Wilhelmi (Lubbert Willemsz.) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Memorial text including an appeal to the viewer for prayer for the commemorated person(s). The feast-day of St Severin is celebrated on October 23.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2905
Personal details
Name Lubbertus Wilhelmi (Lubbert Willemsz.)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1425/10/22
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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