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Memorial painting with the Virgin and Child and the devotional portrait of Jan Vos ('Exeter Madonna')

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Virgin and Child with devotional portrait of Jan Vos ('Exeter Madonna')
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MeMO memorial object ID 3255

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Category

Type
Classification
Short description
Remarks about category

Holding institution(s)

  • Berlin, Staatliche Museen

General date

Artist(s)

  • Christus, Petrus

Original institution(s)

Original institution Nieuwlicht, Kartuizers (Bloemendaal) (Nieuwlicht Monastery, Carthusians (Bloemendaal)), Utrecht 134
Arguments
  • based on research (literature, archival or archaeological research)
Specification
Still in original institution?

Location inside the institution

In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • other locations of the institution (such as sacristy, refectory, chapter house etc.)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)

Additional remarks

Memorial piece

Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks

Memorial monument or floor slab

Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification

Members of the commemorated party

Commemorated person(s)
  • Jan Vos (male)
Commemorated institution(s)

Relation between commemorated persons

Type
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
  • single person
Specification

Members of the commissioning party

Commissioning person(s)
  • Jan Vos (male)
Commissioning Institution(s)

Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party

Type
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • wood
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
  • infrared reflectography (IRR)
Specification (technical research)

Dimensions (cm)

Height x width x depth

Alterations

Alterations
Specification

Additional remarks

Provenance

Marks of ownership

Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Ainsworth, M.W., Petrus Christus: Renaissance master of Bruges (New York 1994), 72-78, 102-106
  • Scholtens, H.J.J., Jan van Eyck's 'H. Maagd met den Kartuizer' en de Exeter-Madonna te Berlijn, Oud-Holland 55 (1938), 49-62
  • Upton, J.M., Petrus Christus: his Place in Fifteenth-Century Flemish Painting (University Park 1990), 7-19
  • Weijert-Gutman, Rolf de, Schenken, begraven, gedenken. Lekenmemoria in het Utrechtse kartuizerklooster Nieuwlicht (1391-1580) (Utrecht 2015), 176-179

Other documentation

Additional remarks

Indication of part; Single piece (front)

Short description

Dimensions (cm)

Height x Width x Depth

Date

Year
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on historical evidence (in literature)
  • based on historical and/or technical research
Specification
Additional remarks

Holding institution

Holding institution
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution

Contract

Artist(s)

Identity

Name
Attribution
  • style
Specification

Assignment

Role
Specification

Additional remarks

Filiation

Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part

Place of the portrait

Portrait of

Name
Sex
Argumentation
  • based on literature or archival research
Specification

Portrait — portraiture

Physical state of the portrayed person
Argumentation
Specification
Posture
Manner of portrayal

Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia

Clothing

Type of clothing
Short description

Attributes

  • no general attributes
Specification

Insignia

Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part

Place of the portrait

Specification of saint

Name
Sex
Type of saint
  • religious order
Specification
Attributes
  • flower, plant or tree
  • building construction
Specification
Gesture
  • hand on the shoulder or back of a commemorated person
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
Specification
Posture
Specification

Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal details

Name
Sex
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks

Social standing

Status
Arguments
  • according to literature
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification

Member of a convent

Religious order
Specification

Member of secular clergy

Type of secular clergy
Specification

Additional remarks