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Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 714
Name Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels with devotional portraits, blank 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)
  • 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 • Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions: memorial text(s) may be missing.
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1581] Josina Jansdr. van Egmond van der Nijenburg (female)
  • [1580] Augustijn Florisz. van Teylingen (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification
Additional remarks The couple could be identified because of documents and a resemblance to other portraits (see Portraits)
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 panel
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness The triptych may have had a memorial text and heraldry on the frame(s) and/or a separate text panel
Condition
Conservation The triptych was restored in 2009
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance Screvelius collection, Leiden (1604); Solly collection; sold to the Friedrich Museum, Berlin (1821)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Carroll, J.L., The paintings of Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (1472?-1533) ( 1987), 151-156
  • Dudok van Heel, S.A.C., Het onmogelijke geboortejaar ca. 1475 van de Amsterdamse schilder Jacob Cornelisz (ca. 1460-1533) met de imaginaire achternaam Van Oostsanen, De Nederlandsche Leeuw 131 (2014), 181-190, 187-188
  • Dudok van Heel, S.A.C.; Berg, W.J. van den (m.m.v.), De schilders Jacob Cornelisz alias Jacob War en Cornelis Buys uit Oostsaan. Hun werkplaatsen in Amsterdam en Alkmaar, De Nederlandsche Leeuw 128 (2011), 49-79, 66-67, 69
  • Hoogewerff, G.J., De Noord-Nederlandse schilderkunst, vol III (The Hague 1936), 113-117
  • Luttervelt, R. van, Jubileumtentoonstelling middeleeuwse kunst der Noordelijke Nederlanden (Amsterdam 1958), 100
  • Meuwissen, D., et al., Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen (ca. 1475-1553). De Renaissance in Amsterdam en Alkmaar (Zwolle 2014), 218-219; no. 26
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior right wing of triptych of [714] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg with St Barbara
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 50 x 17 x 0
Date
Year ca.1518
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Collection Gemäldegalerie
Collection identifier 607
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. 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 [714] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description St Elizabeth of Hungary and two blank heraldic shields
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 50 x 17 x 0
Date
Year ca.1518
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Collection Gemäldegalerie
Collection identifier 607
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks St Elizabeth of Hungary is depicted with a book, two crowns and a beggar

Central panel of triptych (front) of [714] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 42 x 32 x 0
Date
Year ca.1513-1514
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Collection Gemäldegalerie
Collection identifier 607
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. van
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 [714] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Virgin and Child with St Anne ('Anna Selbdritt') and two blank heraldic shields
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 50 x 17 x 0
Date
Year ca.1518
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Collection Gemäldegalerie
Collection identifier 607
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. van
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 [714] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Virgin and Child and Music-Making Angels, and the devotional portraits of Augustijn van Teylingen and Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portrait of Augustijn van Teylingen with St Augustine
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 50 x 17 x 0
Date
Year ca.1518
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Collection Gemäldegalerie
Collection identifier 607
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Oostsanen, Jacob Cornelisz. 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 on the right (foreground)
Portrait of
Name Josina Jansdr. van Egmond van der Nijenburg
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification document(s); relation with other portrait
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture in half-figure
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description white cap with lappets, black garment
Attributes
Attributes
  • rosary
Specification red coral rosary hanging from her waist
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam) is in possession of portraits of the married couple, also made by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen. The portraits on the Berlin triptych were identified based on their resemblance to the portraits in Rotterdam.
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 Augustijn Florisz. van Teylingen
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification document(s); relation with other portrait
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture in half-figure
Manner of portrayal holding a book in his hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black fur-lined tabard
Attributes
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification open book
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (Rotterdam) is in possession of portraits of the married couple, also made by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen. The portraits on the Berlin triptych were identified based on their resemblance to the portraits in Rotterdam.

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left and right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Gold heraldic shields, polychromy lost? - (Gouden heraldische schilden, polychromie verdwenen?)
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 Exterior left wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left and right corner
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Gold heraldic shields, polychromy lost? - (Gouden heraldische schilden, polychromie verdwenen?)
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 of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Barbara
Sex female
Type of saint
Specification St Barbara is invoked against death in childbirth; St Elizabeth of Hungary (exterior right wing) is invoked against illnesses; St Anne (exterior left wing) is invoked by those wishing to have children. According to Moes (Iconographia Batavia, 1897-1905), the Dominican convent in Haarlem was in possession of a (stained) glass portraying Augustijn with his two prematurely deceased sons. The death of these sons may explain the choice of saints for the triptych.
Attributes
  • text carrier (e.g. book)
  • animal(s) (parts/products of, incl. mythical creatures)
Specification open book; peacock feather
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The decapitation of St Barbara is depicted in a painted sculpture behind the saint
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 Augustine
Sex male
Type of saint
  • name saint
Specification name saint of Augustijn van Teylingen
Attributes
  • body parts
  • trappings: clothing/attributes of clergy/monks/nuns (incl. liturgical vestments)
Specification heart pierced by an arrow; bishop's mitre; crosier; cope
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
  • hand on the head of a commemorated person
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks On his mitre there is a finely detailed depiction of the Annunciation

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1580
Personal details
Name Augustijn Florisz. van Teylingen
Sex male
Year/date of birth ca.1475
Year/date of death 1533/05/25
Additional remarks Son of Floris van Teylingen and Jaqueline De Febure. He was born in Quesnoy, Belgium. Husband of Josina van Egmond van der Nijenburg. He died in Alkmaar and was buried in the St. Laurenskerk (St Lawrence's Church) in that city.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification Bailiff of St. Adalbert's Abbey (or Egmond Abbey) near Egmond. Mayor of Alkmaar in 1509 and 1531.
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks For more information about Augustijn van Teylingen, see Dudok van Heel (2014), p. 187-188
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1581
Personal details
Name Josina Jansdr. van Egmond van der Nijenburg
Sex female
Year/date of birth 1484
Year/date of death 1554/06/19
Additional remarks Also known as Joosgen, Judoca, Joost or Justina. Daughter of Jan Gerritsz. van Egmond van der Nijenburg and Judith Heerman van Oestgeest. Wife of Augustijn van Teylingen. She died in Alkmaar and was buried in the St. Laurenskerk (St. Lawrence's Church) in that city.
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 For more information about Josina Jansdr., see Dudok van Heel (2014), p. 187-188 and footnote 6.
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