het Lam Gods voor restauratie: Paneel Adam De broedermoord van Kaïn op zijn jongere broer Abel.

The Ghent Altarpiece: panel with Kain and Abel

By
Jan Van Eyck
Photographer
Hugo Maertens
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Two pieces of imitation sandstone sculpture appear above Adam and Eve. These reliefs illustrate the first consequence of the couple's sin Cain's murder of his younger brother Abel. They serve as another symbol of the tragic history of humankind which has suffered so much from fraticidal violence.

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The Ghent Altarpiece: panel with Kain and Abel
Photo number
0010003001
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: panel with Kain and Abel
Photo number
0010003001
Inventory number
426
The Ghent Altarpiece: panel with Kain and Abel
Photo number
0010003001
Inventory number
426

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