Van Eyck in Bruges

This exhibition will familiarise you with Jan van Eyck’s Bruges period and uses authentic documents to demonstrate what kind of lifestyle the artist led in Bruges and where he lived. The exhibition is devoted to two masterpieces by the Burgundian court painter from Bruges: 'Madonna with Canon Joris Van der Paele' and 'Portrait of his wife Margaretha van Eyck'. 

The exhibition also focuses on Joris van der Paele. He bore witness to the power-games which were played out between the pope and the antipope and was involved with negotiations concerning the Hundred Years’ War and the councils. Books and letters which he wrote as notary/secretary to the pope have been lent out from the Secret Archives of the Vatican for the first time ever.

Tip: Discover also the "Meet & Greet Van Eyck" walk

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from 12-03-2020 to 08-11-2020
Monday closed
Tuesday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Thursday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Friday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Saturday 09:30 - 17:00 h
Sunday 09:30 - 17:00 h

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Adults € 12,00


Dijver 12 , Brugge

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