Jan van Eyck

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Jan van Eyck

  1. 1. Jan van Eyck <ul><li>Powerpoint by Ina Zhao </li></ul>Portrait of a Man in a Turban (actually a chaperon ), possibly a self-portrait, painted 1433 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Jan_van_Eyck_091.jpg
  2. 2. Who is this guy? <ul><li>Johannes de Eyck or Jan van Eyck </li></ul><ul><li>No exact birthdate (before c. 1395 – before July 9, 1441) </li></ul><ul><li>An Early Northern Renaissance Flemish Painter, founder of Bruges school </li></ul><ul><li>He achieved, or perfected new and remarkable effects using the techniques ‘oil painting’. </li></ul><ul><li>His works reflect details and qualities of texture and of atmospheric light </li></ul>
  3. 3. Style Changes <ul><li>Before roughly 1425, most images were rather stylized, even schematic, but afterward we see paintings that have an almost photographic realism… </li></ul>
  4. 4. Big Differences! - Light and Shadow: Middle Ages- Divine light and intellectual light Renaissance: The corporeal light (the real world) God Vs. Human** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval_art - Photographic realism - Oil painting - details (for example, the folds in the fabric)
  5. 5. The Arnolfini Portrait (1434). <ul><li>Oil on panel, 82 x 59.5 cm, National Gallery, London </li></ul><ul><li>The first full length double portrait ever created. </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects changed (no gods) </li></ul><ul><li>Giovanni Arnolfini </li></ul><ul><li>Giovanna Cenami </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage portrait (that’s where it got its name) </li></ul><ul><li>different applications </li></ul>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Jan_van_Eyck_001.jpg
  6. 6. - interaction - connection between artists and the subject
  7. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Jan van Eyck. 2007. 25 Nov 2008 < http://www.historyofpainters.com/vaneyke.htm >. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Jan van Eyck.&quot; Wikipedia. may 2008. 25 Nov 2008< http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_van_Eyck#Life >. </li></ul><ul><li>GILLET , LOUIS . &quot;Hubert and Jan Van Eyck.&quot; Catholic Encyclopedia. 25 Nov 2008 < http://oce.catholic.com/index.php?title=Hubert_and_Jan_Van_Eyck >. </li></ul><ul><li>Jones, Susan . &quot;Jan van Eyck (ca. 1380/90–1441).&quot; Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. 25 Nov 2008 < http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/eyck/hd_eyck.htm >. </li></ul>

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