Medieval Memoria Online

Description - Memorial Object

Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Add extra information

MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 508
Name Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing the Crucifixion with devotional portraits, heraldic shields and saints
Remarks about category Triptych: the composition of the central panel (partially) continues into the interior wings
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Delft, Master of
Original institution(s)
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
  • social
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function memorial painting; commemorating a family
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for functions: child(ren) portrayed as deceased
Name Kievit family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [780] nine sons of Pieter Kievit (male)
  • [789] prematurely deceased daughter of Pieter Kievit (female)
  • [3063] four daughters of Pieter Kievit (female)
  • [783] Pieter Kievit (male)
  • [782] six prematurely deceased sons of Pieter Kievit (male)
  • [787] wife of Pieter Kievit (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons nuclear family
Relation specification married couple with fifteen sons and five daughters
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)
  • wood (panel)
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Original frame
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance See literature: catalogue Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne (Cologne 1969)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bangs, J.D., The Master of Alkmaar and Hand X. The Haarlem painters of the Van Waterlant family, Wallraf-Richartz-Jahrbuch (1999), 65-162, 127-129
  • Hiller, I.; Vey, H., Katalog der deutschen und niederländischen Gemälde bis 1550 (mit Ausnahme der Kölner Malerei) im Wallraf-Richartz-Museum und im Kunstgewerbemuseum der Stadt Köln. Kataloge des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums 5 (Cologne 1969), 75-76
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of triptych of [508] Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portraits of a woman and five daughters with heraldic shield and St Mary Magdalene; Resurrection (background)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 184 x 42 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 Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Collection
Collection identifier WRM 477
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior left wing of triptych of [508] Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt')
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 184 x 42 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 Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Collection
Collection identifier WRM 477
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Central panel of triptych (front) of [508] Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Crucifixion
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 186 x 106 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 Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Collection
Collection identifier WRM 477
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior right wing of triptych of [508] Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description St Christopher
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 184 x 42 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 Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Collection
Collection identifier WRM 477
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior left wing of triptych of [508] Crucifixion with devotional portraits of the Kievit family

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portraits of Pieter Kievit and fifteen sons with heraldic shield and St George; Ecce Homo (background)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 184 x 42 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 Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum & Fondation Corboud
Collection
Collection identifier WRM 477
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Delft, Master of
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait first person from the left (front row)
Portrait of
Name wife of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal kneeling before a prie-dieu, folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black fur-trimmed garment, black veil worn over a white cap with lappets and guimpe
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification closed book on prie-dieu
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The woman can probably be identified as the wife of Pieter Kievit
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait second up to and including the fifth person from the left (front and back row)
Portrait of
Name four daughters of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black cloak, black veil worn over a white cap with white lappets and/or guimpe; white veil and guimpe (second person from the left)
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification the two women in the front row may have rosaries as attributes
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks One of the daughters - the second person from the left - was a member of a convent
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the foreground
Portrait of
Name prematurely deceased daughter of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • remarkably smaller person (compared to the rest)
  • unusual place on the memorial piece
Specification small size; placement of the figure (in front of the adults)
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal kneeling on a raised platform, folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description dark garment
Attributes
Attributes
  • animal(s)
  • not recognizable
Specification dog; rosary?
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait first person from the right (front row)
Portrait of
Name Pieter Kievit
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal kneeling before a prie-dieu, folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description dark tabard
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Pieter Kievit was a member of the town council of Rotterdam
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait second up to and including the tenth person from the right (front, middle and back row)
Portrait of
Name nine sons of Pieter Kievit
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description dark tabards, some with fur lining; light-coloured habit (second person from the right)
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks One of the sons - the second person from the right - was a member of a convent
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the foreground
Portrait of
Name six prematurely deceased sons of Pieter Kievit
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person deceased
Argumentation
  • remarkably smaller person (compared to the rest)
  • unusual place on the memorial piece
Specification small size; placement of the figures (in front of the adults)
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal kneeling on a raised platform, folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description dark garments
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry side of the prie-dieu
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale I: barry blue and gold, the blue bars charged with nine silver saltorels, 4-3-2; II: in gold five black(?) fleurs-de-lis, 3-2, in the middle a red rose (Gedeeld I: gedwarsbalkt van blauw en goud, de blauwe balken beladen met negen zilveren schuinkruisjes, 4-3-2; II: in goud vijf zwarte(?) lelies, 3-2, in het midden een rode roos)
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 Kievit & family name unknown
Person details
Person details
  • [787] wife of Pieter Kievit (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the panel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield Barry blue and gold, the blue bars charged with nine silver saltorels, 4-3-2 (Gedwarsbalkt van blauw en goud, de blauwe balken beladen met negen zilveren schuinkruisjes, 4-3-2)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two animals/birds
Specification A lion (Een leeuw)
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Kievit
Person details
Person details
  • [783] Pieter Kievit (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the panel
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Early renaissance shield
Specification
Description of the shield In gold five black(?) fleurs-de-lis, 3-2, in the middle a red rose (In goud vijf zwarte(?) lelies, 3-2, in het midden een rode roos)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two animals/birds
Specification A lion (Een leeuw)
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Family name unknown
Person details
Person details
  • [787] wife of Pieter Kievit (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry side of the prie-dieu
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Barry of blue and gold, the blue bars charged with nine silver saltorels, 4-3-2 (Gedwarsbalkt van blauw en goud, de blauwe balken beladen met negen zilveren schuinkruisjes, 4-3-2)
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 Kievit
Person details
Person details
  • [783] Pieter Kievit (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Mary Magdalene
Sex female
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • medical tools/medication/hygiene
Specification ointment jar
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of the part
Indication of the part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name George
Sex male
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • trappings: clothing/attributes of nobility/soldiers
Specification suit of armour; lance; shield displaying St George's cross (in white a red cross)
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 780
Personal details
Name nine sons of Pieter Kievit
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status member of a convent
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification One of the sons was a member of a convent
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 782
Personal details
Name six prematurely deceased sons of Pieter Kievit
Sex male
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 783
Personal details
Name Pieter Kievit
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542
Additional remarks He had at least fifteen sons and five daughters (based on memorial painting)
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification member of the town council of Rotterdam, 1505-1542
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 787
Personal details
Name wife of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks She had at least fifteen sons and five daughters (based on memorial painting)
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 789
Personal details
Name prematurely deceased daughter of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
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 3063
Personal details
Name four daughters of Pieter Kievit
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status member of a convent
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification One of the daughters was a member of a convent
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Medieval Memoria Online v1.1 — © 2017 Utrecht University