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Jan Van Eyck. The Arnolfini Wedding Portrait. 1434. The National Gallery, London.

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Jan Van Eyck. The Arnolfini Wedding Portrait. 1434. The National Gallery, London.

Jan van Eyck ( 1395 - 9 July 1441), was born in Maaseik, Burgundian Netherlands. He was a flemish painter and considered one of the best Europeon...

Jan van Eyck

Jan van Eyck ( 1395 - 9 July 1441), was born in Maaseik, Burgundian Netherlands. He was a flemish painter and considered one of the best Europeon...

The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami’ by Jan van Eyck, dated 1434.   Considered to be the earliest painting depicting a Brussels Griffon.

The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami’ by Jan van Eyck, dated 1434. Considered to be the earliest painting depicting a Brussels Griffon.

"The Ghent Altarpiece" or "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" -- Singing Angels  (single panel detail)  1 of 24 compartmental scenes -- 1430-32 -- Hubert and Jan Van Eyck -- Flemish -- Polyptych -- Oil on wood -- Saint Bavo Cathedral -- Ghent, Belgium

"The Ghent Altarpiece" or "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" -- Singing Angels (single panel detail) 1 of 24 compartmental scenes -- 1430-32 -- Hubert and Jan Van Eyck -- Flemish -- Polyptych -- Oil on wood -- Saint Bavo Cathedral -- Ghent, Belgium

La Vierge au Chancelier Rolin, Jan van Eyck, 1435 Northern Renaissance

La Vierge au Chancelier Rolin, Jan van Eyck, 1435 Northern Renaissance

Annunciation by Jan Van Eyck

Annunciation by Jan Van Eyck

Jan van Eyck: Madonna with the Child Reading (1433) Flemish. Flemish art in this period is the best of the best.

Jan van Eyck: Madonna with the Child Reading (1433) Flemish. Flemish art in this period is the best of the best.

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

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

Jan Van Eyck, detail of the Ghent Altarpiece

Jan Van Eyck, detail of the Ghent Altarpiece

HUBERT and JAN VAN EYCK:  The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed), 1432, Oil on wood, 350 x 223 cm, Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent. The realism of the figures of Adam and Eve at the far right and left on the open altarpiece struck contemporary viewers forcefully, and this style continues on the outside of the panels when the altarpiece is closed.

HUBERT and JAN VAN EYCK: The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed), 1432, Oil on wood, 350 x 223 cm, Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent. The realism of the figures of Adam and Eve at the far right and left on the open altarpiece struck contemporary viewers forcefully, and this style continues on the outside of the panels when the altarpiece is closed.

Jan Van Eyck: One of my favorite artists of all time.

Jan Van Eyck: One of my favorite artists of all time.

marinni | Агнец Божий-Agnus Dei | The adoration of the Lamb | Centerpiece Altar of Ghent | van Eijck

marinni | Агнец Божий-Agnus Dei | The adoration of the Lamb | Centerpiece Altar of Ghent | van Eijck

Jan van Eyck Self Portrait

Jan van Eyck Self Portrait

Madonna and Child by Jan van Eyck. The Madonna's rich crimson cloak is set in formalized 'Gothic' folds, the better to display the skills of the artist.

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Madonna and Child by Jan van Eyck. The Madonna's rich crimson cloak is set in formalized 'Gothic' folds, the better to display the skills of the artist.