The Ghent Altarpiece by Jan van Eyck

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Mark Cartwright
by Web Gallery of Art
published on 15 October 2020
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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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