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Ten Thousand Martyrs of Mount Ararat with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 821
Name Ten Thousand Martyrs of Mount Ararat with devotional portraits of a man and a woman
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Bathmen, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (wall painting)
Short description Wall painting showing the Ten Thousand Martyrs of Mount Ararat with devotional portraits
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1475-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [473] Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Our Lady's Church), Bathmen
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 wall painting has always been located on a wall in the choir
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function unknown
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2131] unknown woman (female)
  • [2132] unknown man (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
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 700 x 300 x 0
Completeness
Condition The wall painting is damaged and faded
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
  • Koch, A.C.F.; Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandse monumenten van geschiedenis en kunst IV. De provincie Overijssel, 2e stuk: Zuid-Salland (The Hague 1964), 2
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [821] Ten Thousand Martyrs of Mount Ararat with devotional portraits of a man and a woman

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Ten Thousand Martyrs of Mount Ararat with devotional portraits of a man and a woman
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 700 x 300 x 0
Date
Year ca.1500
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Bathmen, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The wall painting is located on a wall in the 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 left
Portrait of
Name unknown woman
Sex female
Argumentation
  • not identified
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 black veil, white guimpe, black cloak or habit
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Based on her clothes, this woman was a widow or a member of a convent
Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait on the right
Portrait of
Name unknown man
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
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
Attributes
Attributes
  • not recognizable
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The portrait has faded over time. The man is depicted a bit higher than the woman who is portrayed on the left-hand side of the wall painting.

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2131
Personal details
Name unknown woman
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks A widow or a member of a convent
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 2132
Personal details
Name unknown man
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
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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