het Lam Gods: Overzichtsbeeld van het Gesloten Retabel.

The Ghent Altarpiece: overview of the closed Altarpiece

By
Jan Van Eyck
Photographer
Dominique Provost
License
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

About this artwork

The altarpiece used only to be opened on feastdays. For the rest of the time the wings were closed so that all that could be seen was the Annunciation. the colours of the panels of the open Altarpiece are deliberately brighter and more festive than those of the closed panels.

About the artist

The Ghent Altarpiece: overview of the closed Altarpiece
Photo number
0010002000
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: overview of the closed Altarpiece
Photo number
0010002000
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: overview of the closed Altarpiece
Photo number
0010002000
Inventory number
426