Jan Van Eyck

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Style: Northern Renaissance;Renaissance

Place: Maaseik

Born: 1395

Death: 1441

Nationality: Netherlands

Biography:

Jan van Eyck or Johannes de Eyck (Dutch pronunciation: before c. 1395 - before July 9, 1441) was a Flemish painter active in Bruges and considered one of the best Northern European painters of the 15th century. There is a common misconception, which dates back to the sixteenth-century Vite of the Tuscan artist and biographer Giorgio Vasari, that Ja...