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The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece

The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

The World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece

The Van Eyck brothers painted this unique altarpiece in 1432. It is the highlight of the Flemish Primitives and a milestone in art history. The Polyptych survived the Protestant Iconoclasm, fell into French hands under Napoleon and was requisitioned by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. But it has now been hanging peacefully for more than 50 years in the place where it belongs: St. Bavo’s Cathedral. Though admittedly, the ‘Just Judges’ panel, which was stolen in 1934, is still replaced by a reproduction.

The restoration of “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”, started in September.

Click here for more information about the restoration of the Mystic Lamb.

On http://closertovaneyck.kikirpa.be/ you can admire the work of art at close range and zoom in on all the details.

Opening hours

  • S 30/04  >
  • S 01/05  >
  • M 02/05  >
  • T 03/05  >
  • W 04/05  >
  • T 05/05  >
  • F 06/05  >
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Pricing

Basic price
€4.00
incl. audiogids
Reduction groups
€3.00
Reduction -12 years
€1.50
Reduction -7 years
€0.00
Audioguide
€1.00
Accessible with a CityCard Gent
€0.00

Contact

Sint-Baafskathedraal

Sint-Baafsplein
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92692045
Stadsplan: D3

Press

Lukas Art

Abrahamstraat 13
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92354730
Fax: +32-92354739
E-mailadres: info@lukasweb.be
URL - link: Lukas Art
Stadsplan: B2

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

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Public transport

Duivelsteen

Korenmarkt

Events

The Ghent Altarpiece, Events, Exhibitions

Restauratie Lam Gods
Visit the restoration of The Ghent Altarpiece, the masterpiece by the Van Eyck brothers.

Blogs

Sint-Baafskathedraal

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