murder in a small room

25 04 2016

murder in a small room





Jan van Eyck

25 04 2016

Little is known of his early life. The few surviving records indicate that he was born c. 1380–90, most likely in Maaseik. He took employment as painter and Valet de chambre with John of Bavaria-Straubing, ruler of Holland, in the Hague around 1422, when he was already a master painter with workshop assistants. After John’s death in 1425 he was employed as court painter to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, in Lille, where he remained until 1429 after which he moved to Bruges, working for Philip until his death there in 1441. It is known that he was highly regarded by Philip, and undertook a number of diplomatic visits abroad on his behalf, including to Lisbon in 1428 to arrange the Duke’s marriage contract with Isabella of Portugal.





Wedgewood

25 04 2016

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airplane

25 04 2016

airplane





Rupert Bunny

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He was a man, take him for all in all

25 04 2016

He was a man take him for all in all..





I should also point out

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