29 April 2011

the happy couple

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The Marriage of Giovanni Arnolfini and Giovanna Cenami ,1434 
Jan van Eyck







the symbols here

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8 comments:

  1. Their little dog is so cute! Beautiful room too!
    xo J~

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  2. such a beautiful portrait. With symbolism you will never see again in this time and age. Its sad our ethics of marriage and love have gone down the hill.

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  5. Good morning Gaye Love these two it was the first "painting which I bought " when I was 15 and still love it It was a mystery to me in those days fay x

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  6. Susan Adler SobolMay 1, 2011 at 12:22 PM

    I thought this art historical interpretation ("Mrs. Arnolfini is Dead") may be of interest to you and your readers:
    https://www.google.com/reader/view/?tab=my#search/Albertis%20Window%20Arnolfini%20Wedding/1

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