Jan van Eyck
Dutch, 1390-1441
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Jan van Eyck
Dutch, 1390-1441
3,930 followers
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Musée du Louvre
Collected by major museums
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Musée du Louvre
Exhibitions (2)
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 …

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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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