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what kind of artist is jan van eyck? A Abstract B Representational C Nonrepresentational

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tagnaouti | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted July 24, 2012 at 9:00 PM via web

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what kind of artist is jan van eyck?

A Abstract B Representational C Nonrepresentational

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beneschb | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted August 6, 2012 at 7:10 PM (Answer #1)

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I'm pretty sure hes a B representational painter

 

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erinheintzelman | High School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 16, 2012 at 7:16 PM (Answer #2)

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Jan Van Eyck was a portrait painter.  His paintings were not abstract (simplified, or "abbreviated" versions of subjects or ideas) nor nonrepresentational (having no intended subject matter).  Therefore he was a representational painter--he painted replicas, or representations, of people.

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