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The Ghent Altarpiece

By
Jan Van Eyck
Photographer
Hugo Maertens

About this artwork

Van Eyck painted groups of heavenly singers and musicians on either side of the three central figures. Although they do not have wings they are invariably identified as angels. Eight of them dressed in brocade copes stand around a lectern singing the polyphonic music that flourished at the Burgundian court in Van Eyck's period.

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The Ghent Altarpiece
Photo number
0010004000
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece
Photo number
0010004000
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece
Photo number
0010004000
Inventory number
426

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