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The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music

By
Jan Van Eyck
Photographer
Hugo Maertens
License
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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The angelic musicians do not wear copes but tunics possibly to leave their hands free. Alone among the musicians the organist (possibly St Cecilia) wears an erminetrimmed robe of dazzling splendour. Like God's sceptre the organ pipes and the hundreds of jewels leave the viewer openmouthed at the technical brilliance with which the artist(s) represented physical reality.

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The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music
Photo number
0010008000
Inventory number
426

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The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music
Photo number
0010008000
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music
Photo number
0010008000
Inventory number
426

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