Jan van Eyck -
Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami (The Arnolfini Marriage).
1434. Tempera on wood. The National Gallery, London, UK.
was a silk merchant from Lucca in Tuscany, who had settled in Bruges and was a friend of Jan van Eyck, who it seems attended the wedding of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami. Van Eyck even left his signature on the wall above the mirror:
Jan van Eyck was here 1434
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Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami (The Arnolfini Marriage)
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