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Is Jan van Eyck an underrated painter?

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However, he is not an easy painter to understand. I mean, anybody can appreciate the beauty and the technique that went into his works. But all the little details, and the full meaning of those little details, require a bit of reading and study. read more

Jan van Eyck produced paintings for private clients in addition to his work at the court. Foremost among these is the Ghent Altarpiece painted for the merchant, financier and politician Jodocus Vijdts and his wife Elisabeth Borluut. read more

Jan van Eyck, the great painter from Bruges, also profoundly affected the developing artist, introducing elegance and subtle visual refinements into the bolder, Campinesque components of such early paintings by Rogier as St. Luke Drawing the Virgin. read more

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Jan van Eyck
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Jan van Eyck (active 1422; died 1441)
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