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Fifteenth-Century Flemish Painting

Fifteenth-Century Flemish Painting

Author: Erin Aldana
This lesson will consider a few examples of Flemish Painting.
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Notes on "Fifteenth-Century Flemish Painting"

Key Terms

Oil painting

The process of applying pigments suspended in linseed oil to a surface characterized by quality that gives it a luminous appearance.


A religious subject painted or carved on a screen above or behind the altar or table in a Christian church often made of two or more panels.


A region in Belgium characterized by a thriving artistic, educational culture and society, especially noted for textiles.


Belgian Dutch

Image Credits

Ghent Altarpiece, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lamgods_open.jpg, Ghent Altarpiece, wings closed, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_van_Eyck_-_The_Ghent_Altarpiece_(wings_closed)_-_WGA07667.jpg, Merode Altarpiece, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Robert_Campin_-_M%C3%A9rode_Altarpiece_-_WGA14409.jpg, Arnolfini Wedding Portrait, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Van_Eyck_-_Arnolfini_Portrait.jpg , Garden of Earthly Delights, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Garden_of_Earthly_Delights_by_Bosch_High_Resolution.jpg, Goldsmith in his Shop, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Christus_saint_eloi_orf%C3%A8vre.jpg