Eyck, Hubert and Jan van
Eyck, Hubert and Jan van
Brothers, Flemish illuminators and painters, founders of the school of Bruges and consequently of all the schools of painting in the North of Europe

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  • Hubert and Jan van Eyck —     Hubert and Jan van Eyck     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Hubert and Jan van Eyck     Brothers, Flemish illuminators and painters, founders of the school of Bruges and consequently of all the schools of painting in the North of Europe. Hubert was …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Van Eyck, Hubert and Jan — • Brothers, Flemish illuminators and painters, founders of the school of Bruges and consequently of all the schools of painting in the North of Europe Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Van Eyck, Hubert and Jan —    Flemish artists, brothers. Another brother, Lambert, and a sister, Margaret, were also painters, but al most nothing is known about their work. Relatively little is known about Hubert, the elder of the two famous brothers. He seems to have… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Jan van Eyck — Retrato de hombre con turbante (en realidad un capirón), posiblemente un autorretrato, pint …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 — (bef. 1395 1441)    Jan van Eyck is among the greatest innovators of the 15th century. Both Giorgio Vasari and his Northern counterpart, Karel van Mander, wrote that it was Jan who invented the oil painting technique. He is documented in the… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • 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) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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