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[HR] Painting and details | Arnolfini Portrait

The Arnolfini Portrait (or The Arnolfini Wedding, The Arnolfini Marriage, the Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife, or other titles) is a 1434 oil painting on oak panel by the Early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck. It forms a full-length double portrait, believed to depict the Italian merchant Giovanni di Nicolao Arnolfini and his wife, presumably in their home in the Flemish city of Bruges.

 

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DETAILS

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Detail showing the male subject, probably Giovanni di Nicolao Arnolfini

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Detail showing the female subject

 

Johannes de eyck fuit hic 1434 (Jan van Eyck was here. 1434).

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Detail showing the couple’s joined hands.

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Detail of the convex mirror

 

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Detail of the dog

   
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  1. Adolf Witzeling

    February 11, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    what a weird painting. Seems like the proportions of the people are way off..the hands, the faces; like out of a freak show..strange

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