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Memorial wall painting with a Saint and devotional portraits of four unknown persons

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 600
Name Memorial wall painting with a Saint and devotional portraits of four unknown persons
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maurik, St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (wall painting)
Short description Memorial wall painting with a Saint and devotional portraits
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1425-1450
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [46] St. Maartenskerk (St Martin's Church), Maurik
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the choir
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The painting has always been located on the south wall of the choir
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
  • social
Specification
Additional remarks • For social function: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions: memorial texts may be missing, and the painting may have been part of a larger ensemble. See Additional remarks.
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1096] four unknown persons (unknown)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons relation (type of relation unknown)
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 paint on a stone wall
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 109 x 146 x 0
Completeness
Condition badly faded
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The wall painting has been in the church of old
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), 347
Other documentation
Documentation in the SKKN (Stichting Kerkelijk Kunstbezit in Nederland), Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The Saint is wearing a chasuble and holding a chalice in his hands, an apt depiction for placement above an altar

Single piece (front) of [600] Memorial wall painting with a Saint and devotional portraits of four unknown persons

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Memorial wall painting with a Bishop(?) Saint and devotional portraits
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 109 x 146 x 0
Date
Year 1425-1450
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Maurik, St. Maartenskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The painting is located on the south wall of the choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation This wall painting can be found immediately below the 'Virgin amidst Saints with devotional portraits of four(?) unknown persons', MeMO Memorial Object ID 833, also a wall painting
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the left and right (foreground)
Portrait of
Name four unknown persons
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 recognizable (work is faded)
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The portraits are hard to discern; the wall painting is badly faded. There appear to be nuns among the four portrayed persons.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1096
Personal details
Name four unknown persons
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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