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Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 676
Name Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing the Ecce Homo with devotional portraits, heraldic shields and saints
Remarks about category Triptych: the main image and wings differ in composition
General date
General date 1525-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Heemskerck, Maarten van
Original institution(s)
Original institution [219] Augustijner Eremieten (Convent of Austin Friars), Dordrecht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification The family grave was located here
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in a chapel
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The triptych was originally located in the family chapel
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 married couple
Change in function
Remarks about function argument for function: one of the portrayed persons had already died when the work was made
Name Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1448] Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk (female)
  • [1446] Jan van Drenkwaard (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name Jan van Drenkwaard
Composition of the commissioning party
  • single person
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
  • [1446] Jan van Drenkwaard (male)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party The commissioning party was a relative/friend/colleague of the commemorated party
Relation specification The commissioning party was the husband of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Additional remarks In view of the date (1544), the memorial painting was most likely commissioned on the occasion of the death of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk in 1542
Material(s)
  • wood (panel)
Specification oil on panel
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: 'Kunst voor de Beeldenstorm', addendum (Amsterdam 1986)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Freedberg, D., Aertsen, Heemskerck en de crisis van de kunst in de Nederlanden, Bulletin van het Rijksmuseum 35 (1987), 224-241, 271-272
  • Kloek, W.Th., Kunst voor de beeldenstorm: Noordnederlandse kunst, 1525-1580, vol. I (The Hague 1986); no. 135 (addendum)
  • Szafran, Y.; Woollett, A. T. ; Phenix, A., Drama and devotion: Heemskerckā€™s Ecce homo altarpiece from Warsaw (Los Angeles 2012)
Other documentation
Documentation in the RKD (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie), The Hague: no. 142353
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Central panel of triptych (front) of [676] Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Ecce Homo
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 162 x 89 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date inscibed on the two small oblong tablets among the grotesque-like decorations on the frame
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier 188233
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Heemskerck, Maarten van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of triptych of [676] Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk with a heraldic shield and St Margaret
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 51 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given on the central panel
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier 188233
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Heemskerck, Maarten van
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 [676] Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description St Margaret in a niche
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 51 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given on the central panel
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier 188233
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Heemskerck, Maarten van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This is the name saint of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk. The saint is executed in grisaille.

Exterior left wing of triptych of [676] Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description St John the Evangelist in a niche
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 51 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given on the central panel
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier 188233
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Heemskerck, Maarten van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This is the name saint of Jan van Drenkwaard. The saint is executed in grisaille.

Interior left wing of triptych of [676] Ecce Homo with devotional portraits of Jan van Drenkwaard and Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of Jan van Drenkwaard with a heraldic shield and St John the Evangelist
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 171 x 51 x 0
Date
Year 1544
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given on the central panel
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe (National Museum)
Collection
Collection identifier 188233
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Heemskerck, Maarten van
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 in the centre (foreground)
Portrait of
Name Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Sex female
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 red garment worn under a black dress with wide fur-trimmed sleeves, chain around her waist, white headdress
Attributes
Attributes
  • rosary
Specification
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 in the centre (foreground)
Portrait of
Name Jan van Drenkwaard
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 red garment worn under a black tabard with leopard fur lining
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 Lozenge shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale I: quarterly arms of the man; II: in blue a fess checky red and silver - (Gedeeld I: gevierendeelde wapen man; II: in blauw een dwarsbalk geschaakt van rood en zilver)
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 Van Drenkwaard-de Jonge van Baardwijk
Person details
Person details
  • [1448] Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk (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 Quarterly I and IV: in red a silver swan; II and III: in red a silver lion and a [colour] label - (Gevierendeeld I en IV: in rood een zilveren zwaan; II en III: in rood een zilveren leeuw en een [kleur] barensteel)
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 Van Drenkwaard
Person details
Person details
  • [1446] Jan van Drenkwaard (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 Margaret
Sex female
Type of saint
  • name saint
Specification name saint of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Attributes
  • animal(s) (parts/products of, incl. mythical creatures)
  • text carrier (e.g. book)
  • cross(es)
Specification crucifix; open book; dragon
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 John the Evangelist
Sex male
Type of saint
  • name saint
Specification name saint of Jan van Drenkwaard
Attributes
  • liturgical tools
Specification poisoned chalice
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 1446
Personal details
Name Jan van Drenkwaard
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1549
Additional remarks Husband of Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk, his second wife
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification mayor of Dordrecht
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 1448
Personal details
Name Margaretha de Jonge van Baardwijk
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1542
Additional remarks Second wife of Jan van Drenkwaard
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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