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During the Italian Renaissance, young women wore amazing hairstyles.  This is just one way the women in "The Sign of the Virgin" (historical mystery novel by Alana White) would have worn their hair.

During the Italian Renaissance, young women wore amazing hairstyles. This is just one way the women in "The Sign of the Virgin" (historical mystery novel by Alana White) would have worn their hair.

Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (detail)  Van Eyck’s painting of the Arnolfini Marriage is famous for the circular mirror that hangs on the wall behind the couple.  The mirror is the focal point of the whole composition. It has often been noted that two tiny figures can be seen reflected in it, their image captured as they cross the threshold of the room. They are the painter himself and a young man, perhaps arriving to act as witnesses to the marriage. The essential point, howev

Jan van EYCK / Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (detail) 1434 Oil on oak National Gallery, London

Portrait Of Giovanni Arnolfini And His Wife by Jan van Eyck, 1434

Jan van EYCK [Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife 1434 Oil on oak, 82 x 60 cm National Gallery, London “The Arnolfini Marriage” is a name.

Jan van Eyck, c.1390-1441, Flemish, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (detail), 1434. Oil on oak. National Gallery, London. Early Netherlandish painting.

Jan van Eyck, Flemish, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife (detail), Oil on oak.

Where Five Valleys Meet: The Arnolfini Portrait - the signature line says: Jan Van Eyck was here 1434. It game me goose bumps when I first read it on Rosemary's wonderful blog. Use the link to read about Van Eyck's most famous painting and an interpretation that makes a lot of sense. Fabulous post.

Jan Van Eyck - Detail - Signature on the Arnolfini Portrait - 1434 - Johannes de eyck fuit hic 1434 (Jan van Eyck was here.

Jan van Eyck: Arnolfini Portrait << It's still surreal that I saw this in person last March...goodness.

Arnolfini Portrait 1434 by Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck of Italian merchant living in Bruges

Unknown Artist from Giovanni Boccaccio, Des cléres et nobles femmes

Unknown Artist from Giovanni Boccaccio De claris mulieribus, Anonymous French Translantio, Le livre de femmes nobles et renomees, France c 1440 British Library It's About Time: Women Artists & Authors

Hubert and Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed), 1432 | WikiCommons

13 Paintings You Need to See Around the World Before You Die

Jan Van Eych / The Ghent Altarpiece (wings closed) / 1432 / Oil on wood, 350 x 223 cm / Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

Jan Van Eyck. La Madonna nella chiesa, 1425 circa. Tavola di quercia centinata, 31x14 cm - Gemäldegalerie Berlino

Jan van Eyck Madonna in the Church oil painting for sale; Select your favorite Jan van Eyck Madonna in the Church painting on canvas or frame at discount price.