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

The Ghent Altarpiece: Prophet Micheas; Mary of the Annunciation

Oil on wood, 164,8 x 73 cm
Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

When closed, the altarpiece has on the outside of its wings a large Annunciation, the angel Gabriel and the Virgin being separated by two small panels. Above the angel, in the lunette, Prophet Micheas is depicted. The Latin name of the Prophet is indicated on the frame.