van eyck

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van Eyck (væn ˈaɪk)
 
n
Jan (jɑn). died 1441, Flemish painter; founder of the Flemish school of painting. His most famous work is the altarpiece The Adoration of the Lamb, in Ghent, in which he may have been assisted by his brother Hubert (ˈhyːbərt), died ?1426

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van eyck

noun
Flemish painter who was a founder of the Flemish school of painting and who pioneered modern techniques of oil painting (1390-1441) [syn: Eyck
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