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

Portrait of a Man with Carnation

c. 1435
Oil on wood, 40 x 31 cm
Staatliche Museen, Berlin

The unknown sitter bears the medal of the Order of St Anthony, established by Albrecht of Bavaria, Count of Hainaut. The attribution to Jan van Eyck is debated, it is probably the work of a follower.

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