Jan van Eyck. Madonna of Canon George van der Paele with Saints Donation and George. 1434-36. Panel, 48 l/8 x 62 l/8 in. Groeningemuseum, Bruges. Note the carving on right side of the throne of man slaying lion. This is Sampson, who here functions as a type, or divinely intended foreshadowing, of Christ. — George P. Landow


Blum, Shirley Neilsen. Early Netherlandish Triptychs: A Study in Patronage. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1969.

Panofsky, Erwin. Early Netherlandish Painting: Its Origins and Character [1953]. 2 vols. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.

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