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Floor slab of Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 80
Name Floor slab of Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)
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 Stone slab with a coat of arms inside an upright rectangular field, quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners and inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1525-1575
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? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the transept
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was originally located in the centre of the north transept
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks Anthonis's father Jacob van Amstel van Mynden, Lord of Loenersloot, was also buried in the grave
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden (Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot))
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [55] Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden (Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)) (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 278 x 160 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the upper right corner is missing (now filled with cement)
Condition In reasonable condition, apart from the missing corner. The slab is slightly worn and shows breaks at the top.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 209; no. 57
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 62; no. 13
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 286, 342; no. 54
  • Haslinghuis, E.J.; Peeters, C.J.A.C., 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), 388; no. 96
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-77, photo no. 967-77_1; RCE: object no. 8.075, adlib priref 20232298
Additional remarks
Additional remarks In memory of his son, Jacob van Amstel van Mynden had a sculpture of a saint attached to a pillar near Anthonis's grave

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [80] Floor slab of Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with a coat of arms inside an upright rectangular field, quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners and inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 278 x 160 x 0
Date
Year 1556
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification date of death as mentioned in literature
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 southern ambulatory
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 inside the rectangular field
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 Barry of eight, over all a checky saltire (Gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken, over alles heen een in twee rijen geschaakt schuinkruis)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest: two issuant bent arms, with turned up sleeves, the hands holding a wreath of roses (Helmteken: twee uitkomende gebogen armen, met opgestroopte mouwen, in de handen houdende een krans van rozen)
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 Amstel van Mynden
Person details
Person details
  • [55] Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden (Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Barry of eight, over all a checky saltire (Gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken, over alles heen een in twee rijen geschaakt schuinkruis)
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 Amstel van Mynden
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 lower left corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Three zules, 2-1 (Drie zuilen, 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 Van Zuylen
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 originally in the upper right corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Missing. Originally: quarterly, I, IV: a fess; II, III: barry of six, the even bars with nine saltirels, 4-3-2 (Gevierendeeld, I, IV: een dwarsbalk; II, III: gedwarsbalkt van zes stukken, de drie even balken beladen met negen schuinkruisjes, 4-3-2)
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 Nijenrode
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 lower right corner, inside the quatrefoil
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 Three zules, 2-1 (Drie zuilen, 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 Van Zuylen
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 along the edge
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno D[omini ... ven]erabilis et egregius vir, dominus Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden, huius ecclesie Traiectensis canonicus, cuius anima [requiescat in pace].
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord [...] venerable and excellent man, sir Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden, canon of this Utrecht Dom Church, whose soul [may rest in peace].
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren [...] eerbiedwaardige en voortreffelijke man, heer Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden, kanunnik van deze Utrechtse Domkerk, wiens ziel [in vrede moge rusten].
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [55] Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden (Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot)) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription is missing

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • flowers/plants
  • geometric patterns
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) quatrefoils with tracery in the corners; fleur-de-lys above the rectangular field
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 55
Personal details
Name Anthonius ab Aemstel a Mynden (Anthonis van Amstel van Mynden (van Loenersloot))
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1556
Additional remarks Descendant of the noble Van Amstel van Mynden family. Son of Jacob van Amstel van Mynden, who was Lord of Loenersloot. Anthonis was born in Loenersloot House, 20 Nieuwe Gracht, Utrecht. He studied in Louvain, Orleans and Bordeaux. He died at an early age.
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 24 April 1545
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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