Hubert and Jan van EYCK / The Ghent Altarpiece with wings open (upper section) / God Almighty (detail) 1426-27 Oil on wood Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent
Jan van Eyck (1395 -1441) ~ The Ghent Altarpiece, St John the Baptist, 1432. Sint-Baafskathedraal (Cathedral of St Bavo), Gent, Belgium.Considered to be the joint masterpiece of Hubert & Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece, dated 1432 by inscription and is mounted on wood frames that were replaced at least a couple of times between 1432 and 1600. According to the initial inscription, both Van Eycks painted it, but Hubert was considered "first in art", whereas Jan was mentioned as "second in…
Pierre-Paul Prud’hon (French, 1758-1823) Head of the Virgin. (charcoal and white chalk on paper) Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France.
sigridhr: top to bottom, left to right: The Flowers: Carnation, Iris, Lily Rose; The Precious Stones: Amethyst, Emerald, Ruby, Topaz; The Moon and Stars: The Morning Star, The Evening Star, The Polar Star, the Moon. Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939).