Memorial: M3748

Location

Grote Kerk, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Transcript

[On frieze] 'HEROI INCOMPARABILI EGBERTO BARTOLOMAEI A CORTENAER ARCHITHALLASSO. HOC VIRTUTIS ET GLORIOSAE MORTIS MONUMENTUM POSUERE NOBIL D PRAEFECTI REI MARITIMAE AD MOSAM' [on base] 'DE HELDT DER MAES. VERMINCKT AEN OOG/EN RECHTERHANDT/EN ECHTER 'T OOG VAN 'T ROER DE VUYST/VAN 'T VADERLANDT/DE GROOTE KORTENAER DE SCHRICK VAN/ 'S VYANTS VLOOTEN./D' ONTSLUYTER VAN DE SONDT LEYT IN DIT/GRAF BESLOOTEN. G BRANDT'

Details

Description: A recumbrant effigy of the deceased placed within an architectural surround of four Ionic columns and a pediment. A coat of arms placed in the pediment and carved military trophies behind the effigy.
Type: Monument
Materials: Marble
Artists: Rombout Verhulst
Vessel: Eendracht

Event

Battle of Lowestoft, 1665

People

Cortenaer, Egbert Meussen
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1665
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Dutch Navy

Extra

Bibliography: William Laird Clowes 'The Royal Navy, A History' vol. ii, p. 262 (London 1996). Frits Scholten 'Sumptuous Memories: Studies in Seventeen-century Dutch tomb sculpture' p. 150.

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