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Memorial wall painting with a St Hubert Hunt and the devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 779
Name Memorial wall painting with a St Hubert Hunt and the devotional portrait of a male member of a convent
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Maurik, St. Maartenskerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (wall painting)
Short description Wall painting showing a St Hubert Hunt with devotional portrait
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 a wall in the north side of choir
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions: the painting is badly faded and 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
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [1896] unknown male member of a convent (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
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 300 x 180 x 0
Completeness
Condition The wall painting has faded over time; the devotional portrait is not properly visible
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
  • Hoogewerff, G.J., De Noord-Nederlandse schilderkunst, vol. I (The Hague 1936), 242
Other documentation
Documentation in the SKKN (Stichting Kerkelijk Kunstbezit in Nederland), Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [779] Memorial wall painting with a St Hubert Hunt and the devotional portrait of a male member of a convent

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description St Hubert Hunt with the devotional portrait of a male member of a convent
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 300 x 180 x 0
Date
Year ca.1425-1450
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
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 a wall in the north side of choir
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the right (foreground)
Portrait of
Name unknown male member of a convent
Sex male
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 clothes of a member of a convent/religious order
Short description
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 1896
Personal details
Name unknown male member of a convent
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status member of a convent/religious order
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order order unknown
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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