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Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 740
Name Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Triptych
Short description Triptych showing the Raising of Lazarus with devotional portraits and heraldic shields
Remarks about category Triptych: the composition of the central panel (partially) continues into the interior wings
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. van
Original institution(s)
Original institution [49] Grote of St. Jacobskerk (St James the Greater's Church), Den Haag (The Hague)
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification Possible original institution: history of the city of The Hague?
Original institution [34] Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Dordrecht
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification Possible original institution: triptych is mentioned by Buchelius; grave(s) of the portrayed person(s) were 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 Pelinck (1959) suggests that the triptych was originally located in the Boot Chapel in the Grote- of Jacobkerk (Great or St James Minor Church) in The Hague
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
  • social
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 Boot family
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1713] Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort (female)
  • [1709] Frank Boot (male)
  • [1711] seven sons of the Boot-Van Montfoort family (male)
  • [1714] eight daughters of the Boot-Van Montfoort family (female)
  • [1708] Christina van Oudshoorn (female)
  • [1712] Dominicus Boot (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons extended family (of which one or more members died after 1580)
Relation specification married couple with son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren
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 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. The current frame is the original frame.
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance See literature: Pelinck (1959)
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Buchelius, A., Inscriptiones, http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/, 219
  • Kloek, W.Th., Kunst voor de beeldenstorm: Noordnederlandse kunst, 1525-1580, vol. I (The Hague 1986), 330
  • Pelinck, E., Drie Hollandse memorietafels uit de 16e eeuw en hun stichters (Boshuysen, Berendrecht, Booth), Jaarboek van het Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie 13 (1959), 99-104
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Exterior left wing of triptych of [740] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Heraldic shield
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Central panel of triptych (front) of [740] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

Indication of part
Indication of part Central panel of triptych (front)
Short description
Short description Raising of Lazarus
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 120 x 85 x 0
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. 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 [740] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portraits of Dominicus Boot and Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort with sons and daughters
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. van
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort's parents are commemorated in the 'Healing of the Blind of Jericho with shields of Jacob Florisz. van Montfoort and Dirkje Dirk Boelensdr. van Lindenburg', MeMO Memorial Object ID [608]
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Interior left wing of triptych of [740] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

Indication of part
Indication of part Interior left wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Devotional portraits of Frank Boot and Christina van Oudshoorn
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. 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 [740] Memorial painting (triptych) with the Raising of Lazarus and the devotional portraits of the Boot family

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Short description
Short description Heraldic shield
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1558
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification dated
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution La Fère, Musée Jeanne d'Aboville
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Leyden, Aertgen Claesz. 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 left of centre
Portrait of
Name Dominicus Boot
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
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black fur-lined tabard
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait right of centre
Portrait of
Name Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort
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 folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description white cap, black fur-lined coat
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the right (back row) and in the foreground
Portrait of
Name eight daughters of the Boot-Van Montfoort family
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification genealogical research
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal Some of the small girls had already died when the triptych was made, considering their size and different (red) clothing
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Interior right wing of triptych
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the left and in the centre (back row)
Portrait of
Name seven sons of the Boot-Van Montfoort family
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification genealogical research
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal The small boys had already died when the triptych was made, considering their size and different clothing
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
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 first person from the right
Portrait of
Name Frank Boot
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 pointing to the central scene?
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description black fur-lined tabard
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
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 second person from the right
Portrait of
Name Christina van Oudshoorn
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
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description white cap, black cloak with wide fur-trimmed sleeves
Attributes
Attributes
  • rosary
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior left wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre
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
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale I: in gold a jumping [black] stag accompanied by a crescent; II: in [red] three gold garnished [silver] hunting horns (2-1) - (Gedeeld I: in goud een springend [zwart] hert vergezeld van een liggende wassenaar; II: in [rood] drie goud beslagen [zilveren] jachthoorns (2-1))
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 Boot-Van Oudshoorn
Person details
Person details
  • [1709] Frank Boot (male)
  • [1708] Christina van Oudshoorn (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Exterior right wing of triptych
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre
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
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale I: in gold a black jumping stag and a [colour] label; II: quarterly 1 and 4: checky black and gold; 2 and 3: in gold a red embattled cross; escutcheon: in gold three red fleurs-de-lys (2-1) - (Gedeeld I: in goud een springend zwart hert en een [kleur] barensteel; II: gevierendeeld 1 en 4: geschaakt van zwart en goud; 2 en 3: in goud een rood gekanteeld kruis; hartschild: in goud drie rode lelies (2-1))
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 Boot-Van Montfoort
Person details
Person details
  • [1713] Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort (female)
  • [1712] Dominicus Boot (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1708
Personal details
Name Christina van Oudshoorn
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1529
Additional remarks Wife of Frank Boot. Mother of Dominicus Boot.
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 1709
Personal details
Name Frank Boot
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1487
Year/date of death 1557/09/11
Additional remarks Husband of Christina van Oudshoorn. Father of Dominicus Boot.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification councillor at the Court of Holland (according to Buchelius)
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 1711
Personal details
Name seven sons of the Boot-Van Montfoort family
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Sons of Dominicus Boot and Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort
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 1712
Personal details
Name Dominicus Boot
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1573
Additional remarks Son of Frank Boot and Christina van Oudshoorn. Husband of Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort.
Social standing
Status patriciate
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification councillor at the Court of Holland
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 1713
Personal details
Name Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1605
Additional remarks Daughter of Jacob Florisz. van Montfoort and Dirkje Dirk Boelensdr. van Lindenburg. Wife of Dominicus Boot.
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 1714
Personal details
Name eight daughters of the Boot-Van Montfoort family
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Daughters of Dominicus Boot and Catharina Jacobsdr. van Montfoort
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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