The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium.  Considered a world-class masterpiece.  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..... I adore <3<3 <3 Jan van Ecyk paintings

The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. Considered a world-class masterpiece. 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..... I adore <3<3 <3 Jan van Ecyk paintings

Hubert and Jan van EYCK / The Ghent Altarpiece with wings open (lower section) / Adoration of the Lamb (detail)  1425-29  Oil on wood  Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

Hubert and Jan van EYCK / The Ghent Altarpiece with wings open (lower section) / Adoration of the Lamb (detail) 1425-29 Oil on wood Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

The Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert and Jan Van Eyck, Cathedral of Saint Bavo © Lukas - Art in Flanders

The Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert and Jan Van Eyck, Cathedral of Saint Bavo © Lukas - Art in Flanders

Detail of the Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert and Jan Van Eyck. From the website <i>Closer to Van Eyck: Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece</i>.

Detail of the Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert and Jan Van Eyck. From the website <i>Closer to Van Eyck: Rediscovering the Ghent Altarpiece</i>.

Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece or “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,” 1430-32.

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The Ghent Altarpiece (Adoration of the Mystic Lamb), 1432, open state  Hubert van Eyck (Netherlandish, died 1426) and Jan van Eyck (Netherlandish, 1390/1400–1441)  Oil on panel  Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Ghent, Belgium

The Ghent Altarpiece (Adoration of the Mystic Lamb), 1432, open state Hubert van Eyck (Netherlandish, died 1426) and Jan van Eyck (Netherlandish, 1390/1400–1441) Oil on panel Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Ghent, Belgium

Closed view of The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium --  one of the great art treasures of the world.   On weekdays the wings were closed, showing the Annunciation of Mary and donor portraits of Joost Vijdt and his wife Lysbette Borluut.  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.

Closed view of The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium -- one of the great art treasures of the world. On weekdays the wings were closed, showing the Annunciation of Mary and donor portraits of Joost Vijdt and his wife Lysbette Borluut. 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.

Ghent Altarpiece - Hubert and Jan van Eyck.  1432.  Oil on panel.  12 1/2 x 8 1/2 ' (closed).  Cathedral of St. Bavo, Ghent, Belgium.

Ghent Altarpiece - Hubert and Jan van Eyck. 1432. Oil on panel. 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 ' (closed). Cathedral of St. Bavo, Ghent, Belgium.

ghent altarpiece detail | of digital macrophotographs showing detail from the Ghent Altarpiece ...

ghent altarpiece detail | of digital macrophotographs showing detail from the Ghent Altarpiece ...

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