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van Eyck

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(Biography) Jan (jɑn). died 1441, Flemish painter; founder of the Flemish school of painting. His most famous work is the altarpiece The Adoration of the Lamb, in Ghent, in which he may have been assisted by his brother Hubert (ˈhyːbərt), died ?1426
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Noun1.van Eyck - Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)van Eyck - Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441)
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The wing consists of 40 galleries of Flemish, Dutch and German painting that includes works by Van Eyck, Van der Weyden, Rembrandt and Rubens.
Finally, both chapter 4, "The Senses of Painterly Strength," and the epilogue examine "intervisual moments" (166) in several paintings by Van Eyck, Van der Weyden, and Petrus Christus, which Rothstein argues reflect a new artistic self-consciousness both resulting from and leading to a rise in the social and intellectual status of artists.
But April 11, at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, on the upper east side of Manhattan, 40 young women will turn in 25- and 30-page research papers on such artistic heavyweights as Rubens, van Eyck, van der Weyden and their Italian counterparts -- Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Tintoretto.