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Completed in 1432, the Ghent Altarpiece by Jan and Hubert van Eyck (in St Bavo’s Cathedral, Ghent, Belgium) is the first datable painting of the Northern Renaissance. In this talk, art lecturer Paula Nuttall discusses its complex imagery, as well as some of the discoveries that have emerged during the current restoration of the altarpiece.

This is one of a series of four talks which explores the lives and works of key artists from history. You may also like to consider:

Titian – The Artists’ Artist Thursday 24 October

El Greco of Toledo Thursday 7 November

Lucas Cranach and the German Renaissance Thursday 12 December

The Wallace Collection


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