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Jan van Eyck’s Wedding Portrait. This marvelous painting is only 33 X 22.5 inches! I say that with exclamation because I am always amazed by the details that Jan van Eyck puts in his paintings. Seriously, he is amazing! In the upper mid section of the work there is a mirror, and this mirror reflects the entire room and the couple from the back (including two more people, one possibly being the artist himself). Not only does it do that, but around the mirror are ten scenes from the Passion of Christ! I mean, come on, is that not exquisite? 
Here’s the crazy detail:

Jan van Eyck’s Wedding Portrait. This marvelous painting is only 33 X 22.5 inches! I say that with exclamation because I am always amazed by the details that Jan van Eyck puts in his paintings. Seriously, he is amazing! In the upper mid section of the work there is a mirror, and this mirror reflects the entire room and the couple from the back (including two more people, one possibly being the artist himself). Not only does it do that, but around the mirror are ten scenes from the Passion of Christ! I mean, come on, is that not exquisite? 

Here’s the crazy detail:

jan van eyck

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