Guided Tour #11

Early Flemish Altarpieces


Description: This tour presents some of the most important winged altarpieces of early Flemish painting from Melchior Broederlam (end of the 14th century) to Hans Memling (end of the 15th century). You can see the whole altarpieces, the wings individually, and some details, when available.

Sources: FAGGIN, Giorgio T., L'Opera completa dei Van Eyck, Rizzoli Editore, Milano, 1968; WUNDRAM, Manfred, Paintings of the Renaissance, Taschen, Köln, 1997; HUYGHE, René, Larousse Encyclopedia of Renaissance and Baroque Art, Hamlyn, London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, 1964; BELTING, Hans, KRUSE, Christiane, Die Erfindung des Gemäldes - Das erste Jahrhundert der niederländischen Malerei, Hirmer Verlag München, 1994; FRERE, Jean-Claude, Early Flemish Painting, Terrail, Paris, 1997; VÉGH, János, Painting of the Low Countries in the 15th century, Corvina, Budapest, 1977 (in Hungarian); COURTHION, Pierre, Flemish Painting, Thames and Hudson, London, 1958; MURRAY, Peter and Linda, The Art of the Renaissance, Thames and Hudson, London, 1963

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