The Ghent Altarpiece: John the Baptist

Van Eyck1432

Lukas - Art in Flanders

Lukas - Art in Flanders
Gent, Belgium

John the Baptist, who is clearly identifiable by the Lamb, which he traditionally holds on his arm and points to with his finger. As the patron saint of the Church of St John, his presence in the altarpiece is self-evident.


  • Title: The Ghent Altarpiece: John the Baptist
  • Creator: Van Eyck
  • Date Created: 1432

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