Jan Van Eyck | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

June 1, 2009

Jan Van Eyck | Homeschool Art Lesson Resources

Learn about the life and art of celebrated Early Netherlandish painter Jan Van Eyck (1395-1441). Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.

Biography
Jan Van Eyck (IKE) was born in the Netherlands. His paintings are very detailed. He was not the first to use oil paint, but he perfected the use of oil in paints. The colors in his paintings are delicate and have a beautiful shine. He was called “The King of Painters” by people even hundreds of years after his time.

Jan Van Eyck biography continued on GardenofPraise.com

Understanding “The Arnolfini Marriage” Portrait
The candle and the dog are actually symbolic additions to “The Arnolfini Marriage” Portrait. Learn why .

The Arnolfini Marriage Symbolism explained on Ibiblio.org


Jan Van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Marriage Online Jigsaw Puzzle
Try out this fantastic online jigsaw puzzle of Jan Van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Marriage. The Arnolfini Marriage, an oil on wood, was painted in 1434 . The puzzle even allows you to rotate the pieces to make it a little more challenging for older students.

The Arnolfini Marriage Jigsaw Puzzle on GardenofPraise.com – Educational Resources for Kids

Jan Van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Marriage Matching Game

 Play The Arnolfini Marriage online matching game on GardenofPraise.com. Yet another opportunity to familiarize your young student with great art.

 

The Arnolfini Marriage Matching Game on GardenofPraise.com

 

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  2. [...] Art Lesson Resources Mary Cassett Paul Cezanne Albrecht Durer Jan Van Eyck Jean-Honore Fragonard Thomas Gainsborough Winslow Homer Henri Matisse Michelangelo Piet Mondrian [...]


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