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This surprising compilation of the paintings of Jan van Eyck, the grasp Flemish painter, is being printed to coincide with a as soon as-in-a-lifetime exhibition in Ghent.

Flemish painter Jan van Eyck (1390–1441) towered above his contemporaries. Together with his unparalleled methodology, clinical wisdom, and remarkable powers of statement, Van Eyck lifted oil portray to prior to now unknown heights and helped resolve the process Western artwork.

In 2020, the Museum of Superb Arts in Ghent will host the biggest ever exhibition of Van Eyck’s paintings. Van Eyck: An Optical Revolution comprises {artpaintings|art work} through Van Eyck, a few items from his studio, and global masterpieces from the past due Heart A long time at the same time as making the sector of Van Eyck extra tangible than ever.

This tie-in exhibition catalog unravels probably the most myths that encompass Van Eyck and his ways, at the same time as appearing his entire oeuvre and affect in a brand new standpoint. Together with essays through top mavens from world wide, Van Eyck will end up to be an quintessential useful resource for Van Eyck fanatics and students alike.

350 colour illustrations