February 1
Early Renaissance in the North

 

 

Major Netherlandish Painters:
Robert Campin
Jan van Eyck
Rogier van der Weyden

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Campin
1378 - 1444

 

 

Merode Altarpiece

Robert Campin. Merode Altarpiece (Triptych of the Annunciation). c. 1425-28.

 

 

 

 

 

 

altarpieces

Altars and Altarpieces

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merode Altarpiece

Robert Campin. Merode Altarpiece (Triptych of the Annunciation). c. 1425-28.

 

 

 

disguised symbolism = hidden meaning in the details of a painting that carry symbolic meaning

 

 

details of the Merode Altarpiece

 

Other works attributed to Robert Campin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jan van Eyck
1390/1400 - 1441

 

 

Ghent altarpiece

Jan van Eyck. Ghent Altarpiece (open). Completed 1432.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ghent Adam and Eve

Jan van Eyck. Adam and Eve details of the Ghent Altarpiece.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam & Eve Reproached by the Lord from the Doors of Bishop Bernward.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Man in a Red Turban

Jan van Eyck. Man in a Red Turban. 1433.
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

glaze = a thin layer of translucent oil paint

 

 

Als ich chan = "The best that I am capable of doing"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arnolfini Marriage

Jan van Eyck, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini (?) and His Wife, Giovanna Cenami (?). 1434.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail of the Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini (?) and His Wife, Giovanna Cenami (?)

Detail of the Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini (?) and His Wife, Giovanna Cenami (?)
Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. Mamiya, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Twelfth ed. Vol. 2. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 2005. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arnolfini Marriage
Cimabue. Madonna Enthroned. c. 1280 - 90. Tempera on panel.
Janson, H.W. and Anthony F. Janson. History of Art. Sixth edition. University of North Carolina, Wilmington: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001.
Jan van Eyck, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini (?) and His Wife, Giovanna Cenami (?). 1434. Oil on panel.