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|Course:||Jan van Eyck, The Ghent Altarpiece & Artistic Flowering in 15th Century Burgundy|
|Start Date:||18th July 2018|
|Fee:||£57.00 What's included?|
Our study of this monumental altarpiece will encompass the rich cultural, social and political context of its production and consumption during the reign of Philip the Good, continuing with an examination of its complex iconography as understood by Pre-Reformation audiences. Van Eyck's influence on his Italian contemporaries and the chequered history of the work itself will also be explored.Back to List
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