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Floor slab of Adriaan van Isendoorn

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 79
Name Floor slab of Adriaan van Isendoorn
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a central coat of arms flanked by eight heraldic shields, a skeleton resting on an oblong cartouche at the bottom, evangelist symbols inside medallions in the corners and an inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The commemorated person was a canon at this church
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? yes
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab has always been located on the north side of the south transept
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and didactic
Grave findings
Additional remarks inscription and/or decoration with a didactic statement, usually with references to the mortality of mankind/variations on ‘Remember that you will die’
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Adriani ab Isenderen (Adriaan van Isendoorn)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [54] Adriani ab Isenderen (Adriaan van Isendoorn) (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 blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 343 x 197 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition The slab's left-hand side has worn away. Its right-hand side is in better condition since this part of the slab was once covered by a wooden floor. The inscription in the cartouche is no longer legible, the inscription along the edge is only partly legible.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 61; no. 11
  • Buchelius, A. , Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 30; fol. 14v, 17v
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 289, 342; no. 70
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 390-391; no. 113
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-75; RCE: object no. 8.084, adlib priref 20232307
Additional remarks
Additional remarks A drawing of the (now worn) heraldry is included in Buchelius's 'Monumenta'

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [79] Floor slab of Adriaan van Isendoorn

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a central coat of arms flanked by eight heraldic shields, a skeleton resting on an oblong cartouche at the bottom, evangelist symbols inside medallions in the corners and an inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 343 x 197 x 0
Date
Year 1566
Specified date 1566/02/07
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located in the north side of the south transept
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the centre of the slab
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: three vair pallets and a chief (drie palen van vair en een schildhoofd)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: a lion between two burning torches (Helmteken: een leeuw tussen twee brandende fakkels)
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 Isendoorn
Person details
Person details
  • [54] Adriani ab Isenderen (Adriaan van Isendoorn) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, first shield from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: three vair pallets and a chief (drie palen van vair en een schildhoofd)
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 Isendoorn
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, second shield from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: barry wavy of eight (golvend gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken)
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 Sterkenburg
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, third shield from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: two addorsed salmons, between nine cross-crosslets fitchy, 3-3-3 (twee afgewende zalmen, vergezeld van negen spitsvoetige, herkruiste kruisjes, 3-3-3)
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 Brakell
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry left-hand side, fourth shield from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: a mill wheel of four spokes and twelve paddleboards (molenrad met vier spaken en twaalf schoepen)
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 Ackersloot
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand side, first from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: three birds (popinjays?) 2-1 (drie vogels (papegaaien?), 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 Rossem
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand side, second from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: quarterly, I, IV: three vair pallets and in a chief an issuant lion; II, III: a lion (gevierendeeld, I, IV: drie palen van vair en in een schildhoofd een uitkomende leeuw; II, III: een leeuw)
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 Hemert
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand side, third from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: quarterly, I, IV: a ribbon (?); II, III: a fess embattled, counterembattled (gevierendeeld, I, IV: een lint?; II, III: een beurtelings gekanteelde dwarsbalk)
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 Herlaer
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry right-hand side, fourth from the top
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 Worn. Description of the shield based on Buchelius's drawing: a fess wavy (een golvende dwarsbalk)
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 Groesbeeck
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription oblong cartouche at the bottom of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Viator siste, quid sis, quid fueris, quid futurus es, perpende et mortuis bene precare. Vale.
Translation
English translation Traveller, stand still, consider what you are, what you have been and what you will be, and pray well for the deceased. farewell.
Dutch translation Wandelaar, sta stil, overweeg nauwkeurig wat je bent, wat je was en wat je zult zijn. Bid goed voor de doden. Vaarwel.
Lay–out
Lay-out
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is worn away: transcription taken from Buchelius. For 'futurus es' read 'futurus sis'?
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [Sepulchrum gener]osi domini Adriani ab Isenderen, sedis apostolice protonotarii [ac huius ecclesie canonici, qui obiit VII Februarii anno MDLXVI].
Translation
English translation [Grave of the generous] sir Adriaan van Isendoorn, protonotary of the Apostolic See [and canon of this church, who died on February 7 in the year 1566].
Dutch translation [Graf van de edelmoedige] heer Adriaan van Isendoorn, protonotarius van de Apostolische stoel [en kanunnik van deze kerk, die stierf op 7 februari in het jaar 1566].
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Name [54] Adriani ab Isenderen (Adriaan van Isendoorn) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription is worn and consequently illegible. The transcription has been completed with the help of Buchelius.

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • human figures (incl. skeletons and skulls)
  • evangelist symbols
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) skeleton resting on an oblong cartouche; evangelist symbols inside medallions in the corners
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 54
Personal details
Name Adriani ab Isenderen (Adriaan van Isendoorn)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1566/02/07
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification canon at the St. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht from 13 December 1548; protonotarius of the Apostolic See
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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