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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

The Ghent Altar (detail), 1432 - Jan van Eyck

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

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.

Het Lam Gods - Jan Van Eyck (1432) (detail: musicerende engelen) ~ ghent altarpiece: Singing Angels

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

The Ghent Altarpiece” by Jan Van Eyck - Detail

"The Ghent Altarpiece - Singing Angels, detail" by Jan van Eyck. Van Eyck makes me feel like a baby trying to paint.

Last Judgment by EYCK, Jan van #art

Jan van Eyck : The Last Judgement, c. Right panel of Crucifixion and Last Judgment diptych. Oil on canvas, transferred from wood. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. "Among the earliest surviving works by Jan van Eyck"

Fra Angelico (Guido di Pietro), 1400-1455, Italian, The Deposition (detail), 1436. Tempera on panel, 105 x 164 cm. Museo Nacional de San Marcos, Florence. Early Renaissance.

"Deposition from the Cross" detail of the Virgin Mary, 1436 (tempera & gold on panel), Angelico, Fra (Guido di Pietro)

❤ - JAN VAN EYCK (1395-1441) - The Ghent Altarpiece - Angels Playing Music - 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.

The Ghent Altarpiece: Angels Playing Music Jan van Eyck (Flemish, b. before Oil on wood. Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent.