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Detail. 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.

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


Jan & Hubert van Eyck, Detail from the robe of God Almighthy in the Ghent Altarpiece, circa Ghent, St.

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.

Jan van Eyck (1395 -1441) ~ The Ghent Altarpiece, St John the Baptist, 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.Considered to be the joint masterpiece of Hubert & Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece, dated 1432 by inscription and is mounted on wood frames that were replaced at least a couple of times between 1432 and 1600. According to the initial inscription, both Van Eycks painted it, but Hubert was considered "first in art", whereas Jan was mentioned as "second in…

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

Joseph Karl Stieler, - Amelie von Schintling 1831 (detail)

Amalie von Schintling (detail), by Joseph Karl Stieler (German,