EYCK, Jan van
(b. before 1395, Maaseik, d. before 1441, Bruges)
Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 56,5 x 19,5 cm (each)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The two panels represent the Crucifixion and the Last Judgment, respectively. It is assumed that they were the side wings of a triptych, the central panel of which is lost. However, the picture's devotional character is uneffected by whether it was conceived originally as a diptych or a triptych.