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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.

The Ghent Altarpiece” by Jan Van Eyck - Detail

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

JAN VAN EYCK (1395 -1441) -  The Ghent Altarpiece - Adoration of the Lamb, detail - 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.

JAN VAN EYCK - The Ghent Altarpiece - Adoration of the Lamb, detail - Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.

Jan Van Eyck 1395 1441 The Ghent Altarpiece The Soldiers Of Christ Detail

❤ - JAN VAN EYCK (1395-1441) - The Ghent Altarpiece -  Eve, The Killing of Abel - 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.

The Ghent Altarpiece: Eve; The Killing of Abel // EYCK, Jan van // Flemish // (b. before Bruges) // // Oil on wood, x cm (with the top grisaille) // Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

The Virgin Mary Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium.  The work was begun by Hubert van Eyck and upon his death in 1426 it was completed by his brother Jan van Ecyk in 1432.

The Virgin Mary ~ one of 24 compartmental scenes on The Ghent Altarpiece, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium. 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

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