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Hubert & Jan van Eyck

Jan van Eyck (before c. 1395 - before July 9, 1441)
Early Netherlandish painter

Hubert van Eyck (c. 1366-1426)
Flemish painter and older brother of Jan van Eyck
(Wikipedia)

Geo Verbanck
Fond. Nat. des Bronzes anc. Firme A. Petermann (St. Gilles)
1913

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Description

Bronze statue of two sitting brothers, with on both sides figure.

Inscription(s)

HUBERTO ET JOHANNI VAN EYCK
On the back:

anno

eximis
pictoribus
huberto
et johanni
van eyck

mcmxiii

belgarum
aliarumque
gentium
aere-publico
privatoque

Signature

G. Verbanck 1912
fonderie natle des bronzes / ancne firme a. petermann / st gilles - bruxelles

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°3'7" - E 3°43'40")

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Item Code: beov026; Photograph: 27 May 2008
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