EYCK, Jan van
(b. before 1395, Maaseik, d. before 1441, Bruges)

The Ghent Altarpiece: Eve; The Killing of Abel

1425-29
Oil on wood, 213,3 x 32,3 cm (with the top grisaille)
Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

At the far right of the composition is the figure of Eve, set into a trompe-l'oeil niche. At the top, the scene of the Killing of Abel is represented in grisaille.