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The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music detail

By
Jan van Eyck en Hubert van Eyck
Photographer
Hugo Maertens
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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.

The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music detail
Photo number
0010008016
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music detail
Photo number
0010008016
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: panel Angels Playing Music detail
Photo number
0010008016
Inventory number
426

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