SSA009: What is the Ghent altarpiece, also known as the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, by the Van Eyck brothers? Kathryn Laffrey and Alix Murray explore its history, intricate details, and symbolism. highlighting its artistic, historical, and spiritual significance.
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Links for this episode:
- Academic paper on the Ghent Altarpiece restoration
- St. Bavo’s website
- Book: The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, by Fabrice Hadjadj
- Raiders of the Lost Art | Season 2: Episode 6 | The Elusive van Eyck
- Mental Floss article on Ghent Altarpiece
- Wiki info: Ghent Altarpiece closed view
- Wiki info: Ghent Altarpiece open view
- Alexander Vervaet link: image additions by Kathryn Laffrey
- St. Bavo floor plan
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