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The Hidden Symbolism Behind One of the Most Famous Paintings

No, this painting does not represent a shotgun wedding

The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck
The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck

This painting is one of the most researched paintings in art history. It might be because of its hidden symbolism or intricate detailing.

Van Eyck beautifully portrays the transition from the classical age to the Renaissance and looking at this…

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Kamna Kirti

Kamna Kirti

Art enthusiast. I engage with art at a deep level. I also share insights about entrepreneurship, founders & nascent technologies. https://linktr.ee/kamnakirti