Van Eyck’s ‘Adoration of the Mystic Lamb’ in Ghent

In the Belgian city of Ghent to see the amazing restoration work on the Ghent altarpiece, van Eyck’s ‘Adoration of the Mystic Lamb’. The restoration has removed all the sixteenth-century over-painting revealing van Eyck’s original colours.

Jan van Eyck 'Ghent Altarpiece' (completed 1432)

Van Eyck ‘Adoration of the Mystic Lamb’ (completed 1432)

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Restoration work being carried out on the main panel

Jan van Eyck 'Ghent Altarpiece' (detail, before and after restoration) 2

Before and after restoration

Jan van Eyck 'Ghent Altarpiece' (detail, before and after restoration)

 

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