Showcase: Jan van Eyck

Man in the Red Turban, thought to be a self-portrait

“I do as I can.” – inscription on the frame of Man in the Red Turban

As one of the early innovators of what became known as Early Netherlandish painting, and one of the most significant representatives of Early Northern Renaissance art, Jan van Eyck was already a master painter with assistants by the age of 32.

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