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

The Ghent Altarpiece: The Soldiers of Christ

Oil on wood, 149,2x 54 cm
Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

The community of saints also extends onto the side panels. Magnificently arrayed horsemen, representing the Soldiers of Christ, are followed by the Just Judges.

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