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

The Ghent Altarpiece: Adoration of the Lamb (detail)

Oil on wood, height of detail: 26 cm
Cathedral of St Bavo, Ghent

In the background are two further groups, facing each other as if they had just emerged from the surrounding shrubbery. These are, on the left side, the Confessors of the Faith, tightly packed together and almost all dressed in blue.

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