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Floor slab of Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 91
Name Floor slab of Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands
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 Large stone slab with inscription around a trefoil in which a lion holding a heraldic shield; three cross finials in the corners of the trefoil
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1475-1525
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 north transept. It was transferred to the northern ambulatory in 1927.
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Jacobus Johannes Ysbrandi (Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [66] Jacobus Johannes Ysbrandi (Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands) (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 349 x 172 x 0
Completeness Complete
Condition In reasonable condition. The slab is worn; part of the inscription is illegible. The slab's right-hand side is damaged.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Borst, P., et al., Graven en begraven in de Dom van Utrecht (Bunnik 1997), 89; no. 33
  • Buchelius, A. , Monumenta passim in templis ac monasteriis Traiectinae urbis atque agri inventa (Utrecht ), 31; fol. 18r
  • Groot, A. de, De Dom van Utrecht in de zestiende eeuw. Inrichting, decoratie en gebruik van de katholieke kathedraal (Amsterdam 2011), 287, 342, 401; no. 59
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., 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), 383; no. 24
Other documentation
SKKN: inv. no. 967-56
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, is in the possession of the book of hours of Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands (Hs. 15 C5, fol.15v). He is depicted as a kneeling canon in the scene of the Annunciation.

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [91] Floor slab of Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with inscription around a trefoil in which a lion holding a heraldic shield; three cross finials in the corners of the trefoil
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 349 x 172 x 0
Date
Year 1504
Specified date
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
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 northern 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 trefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield High gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield Per pale, I: barry of eight, on the even bars ten reversed five-pointed stars, 4-3-2-1; II: three chess rooks, 2-1 (Gedeeld, I: gedwarsbalkt van acht stukken, de even balken beladen met tien omgekeerde vijfpuntige sterren, 4-3-2-1); II: drie bemmels of schaaktorens, 2-1)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
  • One or two animals/birds
Specification dexter a lion holding the guige
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription around the trefoil
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Hic est sepultus venerabilis dominus, magister Jacobus Johannes Ysbrandi, canonicus huius ecclesie Traiectensis, qui obiit anno Domini MVc IIII [...] anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation Here is buried the venerable sir, master Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands, canon of this Utrecht Dom Church, who died in the year of the Lord 1504 [... whose] soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation Hier is begraven de eerwaarde heer, meester Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands, kanunnik van deze Utrechtse Domkerk, die stierf in het jaar des Heren 1504 [... wiens] ziel moge rusten in vrede.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [66] Jacobus Johannes Ysbrandi (Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Part of the inscription is worn away

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • geometric patterns
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) trefoil with in its corners double circles containing cross finials
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 66
Personal details
Name Jacobus Johannes Ysbrandi (Jacob Jansz. IJsbrands)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1504/11/27
Additional remarks Jacob originated from Utrecht. He commissioned a book of hours, which is now in the possession of Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht (Hs. 15 C5, fol.15v). This book was probably made 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. Maartenskerk/Domkerk (St Martin’s Church/Dom Church) in Utrecht from 12 May 1464
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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