Jan Van Eyck This Beautiful Room Analysis

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In this beautiful composition by Jan van Eyck my eye goes straight to the pregnant woman and then my eyes wonder all through out the room. This painting was done in orthogonal perspective, using this technique makes the painting come to life inside the room. This painting has lots of symbols that represent Italy during that time. The pregnant women is gently holding her husbands hand and also holding her pregnant stomach. She looks very sad and worried about her future with her husband. The husband looks wealthy, confident and noble. His big black hat represents a higher level of social class. The couples clothing represent a wealthy and comfortable life style. The small dog, shoes on the floor mirror with their reflection, fruit next to
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