Jan van Eyck
Dutch, 1390-1441
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Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Musée du Louvre
Exhibitions
2017
Reflections: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites,
The National Gallery, London
2016
Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The most famous of the van Eyck family of painters, Jan van Eyck brought a heightened degree of realism to the traditional themes and figures of late Medieval art. Among the earliest Dutch painters to use oil paint, the van Eycks developed glazing and wet-on-wet techniques that gave their pictures a greater sense of …

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