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Stained-glass window with Philip the Deacon preaching the Gospel in Samaria and the devotional portrait of Filippe de Ligne

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 873
Name Stained-glass window with Philip the Deacon preaching the Gospel in Samaria and the devotional portrait of Filippe de Ligne
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Gouda, Janskerk
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Stained-glass panel or window
Short description Stained-glass window showing Philip the Deacon preaching the Gospel in Samaria with devotional portrait and coats of arms
Remarks about category No separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Crabeth, Dirck
  • Crabeth, Dirck - and workshop
Original institution(s)
Original institution [216] Grote of St. Johannes de Doperkerk (St. Janskerk) (St John the Baptist's Church (St. Janskerk)), Gouda
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 (side) aisle
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location) south aisle
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function Indirect commemorative function: the installation of the window was part of the building campaign after a fire destroyed the St. Janskerk in 1552
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Filippe de Ligne
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2276] Filippe de Ligne (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name Filippe de Ligne
Composition of the commissioning party
  • single person
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
  • [2276] Filippe de Ligne (male)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party The commissioning party was the commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks The churchwardens of the St. Janskerk (St John's Church) approached potential donors with the request to donate a stained-glass window
Material(s)
  • glass
Specification glass; lead
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 1108 x 466 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance The stained-glass window has been in the church of old
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bosch, R.A., De 72 glazen van de Sint Janskerk in Gouda (Delft 2008), 100-103
  • Gasten, A.C.; Coebergh-Surie, C.E.; Eck, X. van, The stained-glass windows in the Sint Janskerk at Gouda: the works of Dirck and Wouter Crabeth (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Netherlands, pt II) (Amsterdam 2002), 86-89, 176-179
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The St Philip depicted in the main image does not represent Philip the Apostle, but Philip the Deacon, whose deeds are described in Acts of the Apostles 8: 1-40

Stained-glass panel or window of [873] Stained-glass window with Philip the Deacon preaching the Gospel in Samaria and the devotional portrait of Filippe de Ligne

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Short description
Short description Philip the Deacon preaching the Gospel in Samaria with devotional portrait of Filippe de Ligne and ten coats of arms
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 1108 x 466 x 0
Date
Year 1559-1561
Specified date
Argumentation
Specification Considering its narrow margin, it seems unlikely that the date is based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Gouda, Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier window no. 24
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The window is located in the south aisle
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Crabeth, Dirck
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role designer
Specification
Additional remarks designer of the cartoon
Identity
Name Crabeth, Dirck - and workshop
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks responsible for creating the stained-glass window
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait central section of the window, to the right of the religious scene
Portrait of
Name Filippe de Ligne
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
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 aristocratic/noble attire
Short description suit of armour, gold-coloured tunic and fur coat
Attributes
Attributes
  • sword
  • armour
Specification sword; plumed helmet; gauntlets
Insignia
Insignia
  • insignia
Specification chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece; crown?
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks Shortly before commissioning this glass, Fillippe de Ligne suffered serious injuries which left him disabled. He therefore may have had himself depicted among the sick who are cured by Philip the Deacon.

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, in the centre, on the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In gold a red bend - (In goud een rode schuinbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto Je le tiendrai
English translation of the motto I will possess
Insignia or attributes The chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece is depicted around the shield
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to De Ligne
Person details
Person details
  • [2276] Filippe de Ligne (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This coat of arms represents the father's side of the family
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, in the centre, on the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Quarterly I and IV: in red three silver crescents (2-1); II and III: in blue a gold fess - (Gevierendeeld I en IV: in rood drie zilveren wassenaars (2-1); II en III: in blauw een gouden dwarsbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes The chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece is depicted around the shield
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Filippe de Ligne (as Lord of Wassenaar and Viscount of Leiden)
Person details
Person details
  • [2276] Filippe de Ligne (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks This coat of arms represents the mother's side of the family
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, top row, first from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In gold a red bend - (In goud een rode schuinbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Jean de Ligne
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The top row shows the paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, top row, second from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Gevierendeeld: I en IV in goud een rode schuinbalk beladen met drie zilveren adelaartjes geplaatst in de richting van de schuinbalk; II: in goud drie rode dwarsbalken; III in rood een blauw hartschild beladen met drie gouden lelies, en vergezeld van acht gouden schijfjes (1-2-2-2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Jacqueline de Croy-Renty
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The top row shows the paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, top row, first from the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Barry of six vair and red, the second bar charged at dexter side with a shield bendy red and gold - (Gedwarsbalkt van zes stukken vair en rood, de tweede balk rechts beladen met een van rood en goud geschuinbalkt schild)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Marie van Berlaymnont
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The top row shows the paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, top row, second from the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Quarterly I and IV: in silver a gold nailed, langued and crowned red lion; II and III: in red a silver sixteen-pointed star - (Gevierendeeld I en IV: in zilver een goud genagelde, getongde en gekroonde rode leeuw; II en III: in rood een zilveren zestienpuntige ster)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Jacques van Luxemburg
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The top row shows the paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, bottom row, first from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Quarterly I and IV: in red three silver crescents (2-1); II and III: in blue a gold fess - (Gevierendeeld I en IV: in rood drie zilveren wassenaars (2-1); II en III: in blauw een gouden dwarsbalk)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Jan van Wassenaar
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The bottom row shows the maternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, bottom row, second from the left
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In silver three gold nailed, langued and crowned black lions (2-1) - (In zilver drie goud genagelde, getongde en gekroonde zwarte leeuwen (2-1))
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Johanna van Halewijn
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The bottom row shows the maternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, bottom row, first from the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield In red a silver church gonfanon, charged with three silver mascles - (In rood een zilveren kerkvaan, beladen met drie zilveren maliƫn)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Magdalena van Weerdenberg-Heiligenberg
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The bottom row shows the maternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, bottom row, second from the right
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Quarterly I and IV: chevronny of twelve red and gold; II: in gold a red bend; III: in silver two red embattled and counter embattled bars; escutcheon: per pale 1: in blue a contourny gold double tailed lion; 2: in gold a red tongued and membered black lion - (Gevierendeeld I en IV: gekeperd van twaalf stukken van rood en goud; II: in goud een rode schuinbalk; III: in zilver twee rode beurtelings gekanteelde balken; hartschild: gedeeld 1: in blauw een omgewende gouden dubbelstaartige leeuw; 2: in goud een rood genagelde en getongde zwarte leeuw)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present
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 Jan van Egmond
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The bottom row shows the maternal arms

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2276
Personal details
Name Filippe de Ligne
Sex male
Year/date of birth 1534-1540
Year/date of death 1583
Additional remarks Also known as Filips van Ligne. Son of Jacques de Ligne (Jacob van Ligne) and Maria van Wassenaar. Husband of Margaretha van Lalaing, daughter of Filips van Lalaing.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
  • according to literature
Specification Count of Ligne and Fauquemberghes; Viscount of Leiden; Lord of Wassenaar; counsellor and chamberlain of Philip II of Spain; member of the Order of the Golden Fleece
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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