Jan Van Eyck
(c1385-1441)


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Flemish painter.[526]

Appointed painter to Philip III, Duke of Burgundy at Bruges, 1425, and he settled there.[526]
Sent on a secret mission to Portugal by the Duke, 1428, and he painted the Duke's future wife, Isabella of Portugal.[526]

Place of birth: Masseyck[526]
Place of death: Bruges[526]
Place of burial: St Donatian's Cathedral, Bruges[526]

 

 

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