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Abraham en Isaak op weg naar de offerplaats

Abraham en Isaak op weg naar de offerplaats



Landschap in de bergen, door het dal loopt een rivier. Op een pad wandelen Abraham en Isaak naar de offerplaats boven op een berg. Isaak draagt het hout voor het vuur op zijn rug. Rechts boven in de verte de top van de berg waar het offer plaats vindt. Vanuit de hemel daalt de engel neer om Abraham te weerhouden zijn zoon Isaak te offeren. Prent uit een serie van 13 landschappen met bijbelse en mythologische scènes.

The roots of the Flemish school are usually placed in Dijon, the capital of the dukes of Burgundy where Philip the Bold (reigned 1363–1404) established a tradition of art patronage. Philip the Good (reigned 1419–67) moved the Burgundian capital to Brugge (Bruges). The largest county in the Southern Netherlands was Flanders and the term Flanders is often used to refer to the whole of the Southern Netherlands. Flanders produced many famous artists of Northern Europe. Arts flourished in the County of Flanders and neighboring Brabant, Hainaut, Picardy, Artois, and Tournaisis, from the early 15th century until the 17th century. In the 15th century and up to 1520 Flaundry was a part of Early Netherlandish art with the center in Antwerp. It gradually became distinct from the art of the rest of the Low Countries, especially the modern Netherlands by the end of the 16th century, when the north and the south Netherlands were politically separated. During the last quarter of the 16th century, political unrest between the northern and southern parts of the Netherlands brought a decline in Flemish art. Many Flemish artists left the Southern Netherlands for Rome, Germany, or the Dutch Republic. After Twelve Year Truce, Flemish art revived.



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