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Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 534
Name Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing the Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits and inscriptions
Remarks about category Triptych: the composition of the central panel continues into the interior wings
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Jacobsz., Dirck
  • Scorel, Jan van
  • Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. van
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
  • social
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function commemorating a married couple?
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [888] unknown woman (female)
  • [887] unknown man (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification most likely 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)
  • wood (panel)
Specification oil on oak
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness
Condition The central panel is in poor condition (not pictured)
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance See literature: catalogue Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (Stuttgart 1992)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Carroll, J.L., The paintings of Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (1472?-1533) ( 1987), 164-168
  • Ewald, G.; Rettich, E.; Klapproth, R., Alte Meister (Stuttgart 1992), 90-91
  • Hoogewerff, G.J., Jan van Scorel (Utrecht 1955), 75
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior right wing of triptych of [534] Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Prophet Ezekiel and inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 111 x 30 x 0
Date
Year 1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated 1530, see inscription interior left wing
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Collection
Collection identifier GVL 61c
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Jacobsz., Dirck
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of triptych of [534] Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of a woman
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 111 x 30 x 0
Date
Year 1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated 1530, see inscription interior left wing
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Collection
Collection identifier GVL 61c
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Jacobsz., Dirck
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Central panel of triptych (front) of [534] Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 110 x 70 x 0
Date
Year 1526
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated 1526
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Collection
Collection identifier GVL 61a
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Scorel, Jan van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior left wing of triptych of [534] Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of a man and inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 111 x 30 x 0
Date
Year 1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated 1530, see inscription interior left wing
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Collection
Collection identifier GVL 61b
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Jacobsz., Dirck
Attribution
Specification attribution on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior left wing of triptych of [534] Rest on the Flight into Egypt with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Prophet Micah and inscription
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 111 x 30 x 0
Date
Year 1530
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated 1530, see inscription interior left wing
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie
Collection
Collection identifier GVL 61b
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Jacobsz., Dirck
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution 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 in the centre
Portrait of
Name unknown woman
Sex female
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture in half-figure
Manner of portrayal depicted before a prie-dieu
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description white cap with lappets, dark garment with a white band around the belly
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification closed book or sheet
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Considering the physical appearance of the woman and the positioning of her hand on her belly, it is likely that she is pregnant
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the centre
Portrait of
Name unknown man
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture in half-figure
Manner of portrayal depicted before a prie-dieu
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black tabard and headgear
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification scroll
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The man points to the inscription on the prie-dieu

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the parapet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Ezechiel 8: Daerom sal ick oock hendelen in grimmigheit min oge en sal niet verschonen en ick sal niet spaeren, hoewelse voer mine ooren met luider stemme roepen nochtans sal ick's niet hoeren.
Translation
English translation Ezekiel 8: Therefore, I indeed will deal in wrath. My eye will have no pity nor will I spare, and though they cry in My ears with a loud voice, yet I will not listen to them.
Dutch translation Ezechiƫl 8: Daarom zal Ik ook handelen in grimmigheid. Mijn oog zal niet verschonen, en Ik zal niet sparen, hoewel zij voor Mijn oren met luider stem roepen, nochtans zal Ik hen niet horen.
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This inscription is taken from Ezekiel 8:18
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the prie-dieu
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Etatis 27, anno Domini 1530.
Translation
English translation At the age of 27, in the year of the Lord 1530.
Dutch translation In de leeftijd van 27, in het jaar des Heren 1530.
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The portrayed man points to this inscription
Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription on the parapet
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Michee 3: Haer princen hebben gheoerdelt om gave ende haer priesters hebben om loen gheleert ende haer propheten hebben geprophereert om gehlt.
Translation
English translation Micah 3: Her princes judge for a bribe, and her priests teach for a price, and her prophets tell fortunes for money.
Dutch translation Micha 3: Haar prinsen spreken recht in ruil voor geschenken, en haar priesters vragen loon voor hun lessen, en haar profeten geven hun orakels voor geld.
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This inscription is taken from Micah 3:11

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 887
Personal details
Name unknown man
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1503-1504
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 888
Personal details
Name unknown woman
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
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