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Remnants of a memorial sculpture of Johannes van Leidenberg

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 831
Name Remnants of a memorial sculpture of Johannes van Leidenberg
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Pieterskerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (sculpture)
Short description Remnants of a memorial sculpture, with the frame and the stone tablet with memorial text
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1400-1450
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [19] St. Pieterskerk (Pieterskerk) (St Peter's Church), 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? probably yes
(Probable) original location
  • near another memorial object for the commemorated person(s) or relatives
  • in the (side) aisle
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks Located on the wall of the north aisle; opposite the column in front of which the grave of the commemorated person was situated, see Inscriptions
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks No information is available about possible other functions: the religious image is missing
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Johannes de Leidenberch (Johannes van Leidenberg)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3990] Johannes de Leidenberch (Johannes van Leidenberg) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (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 stone; paint
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 92 x 83 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the text was originally surmounted by a religious image. Original stone frame.
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks Dimensions of the tablet: 18 x 83 cm.
Provenance
Provenance The memorial piece has been in the church of old
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 kerken der provincie Utrecht (Utrecht 1919), 261; no. 21
  • Bogaers, L.C.J.J., Aards, betrokken en zelfbewust. De verwevenheid van cultuur en religie in katholiek Utrecht, 1300-1600 (Utrecht 2008), 897, 902
  • Kiviet, G. de; Heinrichs, B., Onderzoek naar memorievoorstellingen in de Sint Pieterskerk te Utrecht, in: , Zorg voor het hier en het hiernamaals: memorievoorstellingen in enkele middeleeuwse Utrechtse kerken (Utrecht 1996), , 31-32
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 972-83
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [831] Remnants of a memorial sculpture of Johannes van Leidenberg

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Remnants of a memorial sculpture, with the frame and the stone tablet with memorial text
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 92 x 83 x 0
Date
Year 1421
Specified date 1421/08/14
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Pieterskerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The sculpture is located on the wall of the north aisle, to the left of the current entrance
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription across the tablet below the now lost religious image
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno Domini M CCCC XXI mensis Augusti die XIIII obiit magister Johannes de Leidenberch, huius ecclesie canonicus, sepultus ante columnam in opposito, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Amen.
Translation
English translation In the year of the Lord 1421 on the 14th day of the month of August died master Johannes van Leidenberg, canon at this church, buried in front of the column opposite, whose soul may rest in peace. Amen.
Dutch translation In het jaar des Heren 1421 op de 14de dag van de maand augustus stierf meester Johannes van Leidenberg, kanunnik van deze kerk, begraven voor de zuil hier tegenover, wiens ziel in vrede moge rusten. Amen.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3990] Johannes de Leidenberch (Johannes van Leidenberg) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3990
Personal details
Name Johannes de Leidenberch (Johannes van Leidenberg)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1421/08/14
Additional remarks He was buried in the St. Pieterskerk (St Peter's Church) in Utrecht
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. Pieterskerk in Utrecht
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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