EYCK, JAN VAN


EYCK, JAN VAN
   a famous Flemish painter, born at Mass-Eyck; was instructed by his eldest brother Hubert (1370-1426), with whom he laboured at Bruges and Ghent; reputed to have been the first to employ oil colours (1389-1440).

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  • Eyck,Jan van — Eyck (īk), Jan van. 1390? 1441. Flemish painter who with his brother Hubert (died 1426) founded the Flemish school of painting. Jan s works, characterized by brilliant coloring and minute realistic detail, include Arnolfini and His Wife (1434).… …   Universalium

  • Eyck, Jan van — born before 1395, Maaseik, Bishopric of Liège, Holy Roman Empire died , before July 9, 1441, Bruges Flemish painter. He is recorded in 1422 as a master painter working for John of Bavaria, count of Holland, and later was employed by Philip III… …   Universalium

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  • Jan van Eyck — or Johannes de Eyck (IPA2|jɑn vɑn ɛik) (before c. 1395 ndash; before July 9, 1441) was an Early Netherlandish painter active in Bruges and considered one of the best Northern European painters of the 15th century.There is a common misconception,… …   Wikipedia


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