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Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece or “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,” 1430-32.

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Hubert and Jan van Eyck English: The Ghent Altarpiece (wings open) 日付 1432 oil on panel Height: 350 cm.

The Virgin Mary Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium.  The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk in 1432.

The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk - completed in 1432

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Jan van Eyck’s Ghent Altarpiece

Jan Van Eyck The Ghent Altarpiece: Prophet Zacharias; Angel of the Annunciation, , Church of St. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ghent Altarpiece: Prophet Zacharias; Angel of the Annunciation by Jan Van Eyck.

cauldronandcross:  Detail of the Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck 1432

cauldronandcross: Detail of the Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck 1432 One of the best parts of the art history section of my interdisciplinary humanities course is getting to blow my students’ minds with Jan van Eyck on a regular basis.

JAN VAN EYCK (1395-1441) The Ghent Altarpiece, St John the Evangelist,1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.Considered to be the joint masterpiece of Hubert & Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece is dated 1432 by inscription & is mounted on wood frames that were replaced at least a couple of times between 1432 and 1600. According to the initial inscription, both Van Eycks painted it, but Hubert was considered "first in art", whereas Jan was mentioned as "second in…

Hubert and Jan van EYCK / The Ghent Altarpiece with wings closed (lower section) / St John the Evangelist 1432 Oil on wood, x cm Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

Jan van Eyck - The Ghent Altarpiece - God Almighty (detail)

Jan van Eyck - The Ghent Altarpiece - God Almighty (detail). Here we see the minutely observed detail which oil paint could achieve. It is generally agreed that it was van Eyck who first used oil paint on easel paintings.

JAN VAN EYCK (1395-1441) - The Ghent Altarpiece -  The Just Judges - 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.

"The Ghent Altarpiece" or "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" -- "The Just Judges" -- 1 of 24 compartmental scenes -- -- Hubert and Jan Van Eyck -- Flemish -- Polyptych -- Oil on wood -- Saint Bavo Cathedral -- Ghent, Belgium

Jan van Eyck. The Ghent Altarpiece Singing Angels (1427-29). Oil on wood, 164,5 x 71,5 cm. Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

Jan Van Eyck The Ghent Altarpiece: Singing Angels, , Church of St. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of The Ghent Altarpiece: Singing Angels by Jan Van Eyck.