LOYET, Gerard
(active 1466-1502)

St Lambert Reliquary

Gold and silver gilt, height 53 cm
Cathedral of St Paul, Liège

Commissioned by Charles the Bold and executed in encrusted enamel technique, the reliquary shows the duke holding a finger relic of St Lambert and presented by St George, whose posture resembles the same saint depicted 35 years earlier in Jan van Eyck's painting of Canon van der Paele.

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