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Léal Souvenir (also known as Timotheus or Portrait of...

wikipedia - 15 Feb 2017
Léal Souvenir (also known as Timotheus or Portrait of a Man) is a small 1432 oil-on-oak panel portrait by the Early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck. The sitter has not been identified, but his highly individual features suggest a historical person rather than the hypothetical ideal usual at the time in northern Renaissance portraiture; his slight and unassuming torso is contrasted with a sophisticated facial expression. His features have been described as "plain and rustic", yet thou

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