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Ghent Altarpiece

from the Guardian

The Ghent Altarpiece: the truth about the most stolen artwork of all time

Ghent Altarpiece, cannot wait to see this piece of art when I study abroad in Belgium

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Jan van Eyck Ghent Altarpiece - God portrayed as a king

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from Fine Art America

The Ghent Altarpiece The Virgin Mary by Jan and Hubert Van Eyck

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.

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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.

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The Ghent Altarpiece: God Almighty by Jan Van Eyck, 1432

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Hubert & Jan van Eyck -- The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, Ghent Altarpiece, 1432. Lamb of God, a symbol of Christ

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Jan van Eyck, c.1432. Ghent Altarpiece. Opened view of the polyptych. Commissioned by the wealthy merchant and financier Joost Vijdt for his and his wife's private chapel, it was begun by Hubert van Eyck, who died in 1426, and completed by his younger brother Jan van Eyck. The altarpiece shows a transition in art from the Classical tradition to an exacting observation of nature. The altarpiece consists of a total of 24 compartmented scenes, which make up two views, open and closed,

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from The Chawed Rosin

Jan van Eyck’s Ghent Altarpiece

jan van eyck | Opening the panels reveals images of the Virgin Mary, God, and John ...

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Detail from the Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck, 1432

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The Ghent Altarpiece or Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (Dutch: Het Lam Gods or The Lamb of God; completed 1432) is a very large and complex Early Flemish polyptych panel painting which is considered to be one of Belgium's masterpieces and one of the world's treasures.

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