The Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck

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Mark Cartwright
by Web Gallery of Art
published on 15 October 2020
The Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck Download Full Size Image

The Ghent Altarpiece, aka The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb by the Netherlandish Renaissance artist Jan van Eyck (c. 1390-1441 CE). An inscription on the reverse also credits Hubert van Eyck (d. 1426 CE) but so little is known of this individual and linguistic studies on the inscription, itself a later transcription of a possible original, have led scholars to question its authenticity. 1432 CE. (Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium)

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Art, W. G. o. (2020, October 15). The Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/12908/the-ghent-altarpiece-by-jan-van-eyck/

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