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Christ among the Doctors with devotional portrait of Petrus van Zuyren

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 887
Name Christ among the Doctors with devotional portrait of Petrus van Zuyren
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 Christ among the Doctors with devotional portrait, inscription, heraldic shields, coats of arms and saint
Remarks about category Portrait(s) in separate composition(s)
General date
General date 1550-1575
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Noort, Lambert van
  • Meynaart, Digman - 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 ambulatory
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location) northern ambulatory
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function decoration of church (indirect memorial function: the installation of the windows was part of the building campaign after the 1552 fire)
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Petrus van Zuyren
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [2445] Petrus Zurenus (Petrus/Peter van Zuyren/Suyren) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks arguments for identification of commemorated party: heraldic shields and coats of arms on the window; document(s)
Name Petrus van Zuyren
Composition of the commissioning party
  • single person
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
  • [2445] Petrus Zurenus (Petrus/Peter van Zuyren/Suyren) (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 995 x 397 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation One of the coats of arms has been mis-restored, see Heraldry
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), 76-77
  • Coebergh-Surie, C.E.; Gasten, A.C.; 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), 25-26, 34-36
  • Ruyven-Zeman, Z. van, The stained-glass windows in the Sint Janskerk at Gouda: 1556-1604 (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Netherlands, pt III) (Amsterdam 2000), 44-45, 62-66, 104-114
  • Torren- barones van Verschuer, O. M. van der, Marienwaerdt een Heerlijkheid (Dieren ), 11-15
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The stained-glass windows in the ambulatory of the St. Janskerk (St John's Church) form an iconographic programme in which St John the Baptist acts as forerunner of Christ, see Van Eck et al.

Stained-glass panel or window of [887] Christ among the Doctors with devotional portrait of Petrus van Zuyren

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Short description
Short description Christ among the Doctors with devotional portrait of Petrus van Zuyren, inscription, heraldic shields, coats of arms and St Peter
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 995 x 397 x 0
Date
Year 1559-1561
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on historical and/or technical research
  • date given on the object (not date of death)
Specification date given at the bottom of the window ('anno 1560'); document(s)
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Gouda, Janskerk
Collection
Collection identifier window no. 13
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The window is located in the northern ambulatory
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Noort, Lambert van
Attribution
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
Specification document(s)
Assignment
Role designer
Specification designer of the cartoon
Additional remarks
Identity
Name Meynaart, Digman - and workshop
Attribution
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
Specification document(s)
Assignment
Role craftsman
Specification responsible for creating the stained-glass window
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation See also MeMO memorial object ID 2021: 'Floor slab of Petrus van Zuyren'
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait at the bottom of the window, on the left
Portrait of
Name Petrus Zurenus (Petrus/Peter van Zuyren/Suyren)
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on heraldry on the memorial object
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal kneeling before a prie-dieu, folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing clothes of an ecclesiastical office holder
Short description gold-coloured cope, alb and mitre (on floor)
Attributes
Attributes
  • staff
  • text carrier (e.g. books)
Specification crosier with a veil attached; open book
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The portrayed man was abbot of the Norbertine Abbey of Mariënwaard near Beesd. He kneels before the Virgin and Child.

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, below the Virgin and Child
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Heraldry of religious institutions (churches, basilicas, monasteries)
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield In silver two red bars between eight martlets (3-2-3) - (In zilver twee rode dwarsbalken, vergezeld van acht rode merletten (3-2-3))
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 Norbertine Abbey of Mariënwaard / Cuijk family
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks • Petrus van Zuyren was abbot of the Norbertine Abbey of Mariënwaard near Beesd. This abbey was founded by the widow of Hendrik van Cuijk in 1129. • The bottom red fess was erroneously added during restoration work in the 20th century.
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, left-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 In silver a blue cross patty, a red chief indented - (In zilver een breedarmig blauw kruis, een rood hoekig schildhoofd)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) Crest present (mitre and staff)
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 Zuyren
Person details
Person details
  • [2445] Petrus Zurenus (Petrus/Peter van Zuyren/Suyren) (male)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, left-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 In silver two red pales - (In zilver twee rode palen)
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 Not identified
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Maternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, left-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 In gold three slipped green clover leafs (2-1) - (In goud drie groene gesteelde klaverbladen (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 Not identified
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Paternal arms
Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry lower section of the window, left-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 In blue a silver fess on which a red roundle - (In blauw een zilveren balk, beladen met een rode koek)
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 Not identified
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Maternal arms

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription at the bottom of the window, below the portrait
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Virtus per aerumnas. Anno 1560.
Translation
English translation Virtue through troubles. In the year 1560.
Dutch translation Deugd via moeiten. In het jaar 1560.
Lay–out
Lay-out Roman majuscules
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Stained-glass panel or window
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Peter
Sex male
Type of saint
  • name saint
Specification name saint of Petrus van Zuyren
Attributes
  • tools/instruments (incl. keys)/materials (part of)
Specification key
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 2445
Personal details
Name Petrus Zurenus (Petrus/Peter van Zuyren/Suyren)
Sex male
Year/date of birth ca.1503
Year/date of death 1563/12/15
Additional remarks Born in Zutphen. Son of Gerrit van Zuyren and Alith. Father of daughter Aaltje. He was buried in Marienwaard Abbey near Beesd.
Social standing
Status member of a convent
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order Premonstratensian (Norbertine)
Specification abbot of the Norbertine Abbey of Mariënwaard, from 1545 until 1561
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification provost in Kessel; priest in Schiedam
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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