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Devotional portraits of a man and a woman

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 611
Name Devotional portraits of a man and a woman
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Poznan, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Wing(s) of a former diptych/triptych/polyptych
Short description Wings showing devotional portraits, heraldic shields and saints
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
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
  • 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)
  • [1121] unknown man (male)
  • [1119] unknown woman (female)
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
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: wings of a former triptych. The central panel is missing.
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bialostocki, J., Malarstwo niderlandzkie w zbiorach polskich, 1450-1550 (La peinture nĂ©erlandaise dans les collections polonaises, 1450-1550) (Warsaw 1960); no. 79
Other documentation
Documentation in the RKD (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie), The Hague
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of [611] Devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of a woman with heraldic shield and St Catherine of Alexandria; The Annunciation (background)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 51 x 15 x 0
Date
Year ca.1490-1520
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification based on stylistic analysis; period in which the Master of Delft, to whom the wings are attributed, was active
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Poznan, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier Mo 128
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 [611] Devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of a man with heraldic shield and St John the Baptist; The Visitation? (background)
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 51 x 15 x 0
Date
Year ca.1490-1520
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification based on stylistic analysis; period in which the Master of Delft, to whom the wings are attributed, was active
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Poznan, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier Mo 128
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
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the foreground
Portrait of
Name unknown woman
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 light-coloured cap with lappets, dark garment
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
  • rosary
Specification open book on prie-dieu; rosary in hands
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the foreground
Portrait of
Name unknown man
Sex male
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
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification open book on prie-dieu
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing
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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield In silver a [colour] pale - (In zilver een [kleur] paal)
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
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing
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 Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale I: in [colour] three contourny [colour] swan's necks (2-1); II: in [colour] a contourny [colour] swan - (Gedeeld I: in [kleur] drie omgewende [kleur] zwanenhalzen (2-1); II: in [kleur] een omgewende [kleur] zwaan)
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

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Interior right wing
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Catherine of Alexandria
Sex female
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. book)
  • torture (weapons/instruments of)
  • trappings: clothing/attributes/jewellery (miscellaneous)
Specification crown; sword; broken wheel; book
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
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name John the Baptist
Sex male
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • animal(s) (parts/products of, incl. mythical creatures)
  • text carrier (e.g. book)
Specification lamb; book
Gesture
  • pointing to a commemorated person
  • 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 1119
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
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1121
Personal details
Name unknown man
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
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