This is a series of 15 lectures that shows the development of netherlandish painting in 15th century, so called Ars Nova. All the masterpieces are discussed considering the latest results of dendrochronological exams and new attributions, that in case of many famous paintings are still uncertain or have been recently changed by the scholars.
The cycle contains following issues:
1. Burgundian Netherlands in late Middle Ages (history, culture, art market, workshops).
2. Pre-Eyckian Realism – art circa 1400.
3. Workshop of so-called Master of Flémalle (problems of defining the oeuvre of the Flémalle Group and the question of identifying Master of Flémalle as Robert Campin).
4. Jacques Daret – Robert Campin’s student.
5. Jan van Eyck – the most famous of all the netherlandish painters.
6. Rogier van der Weydena and his workshop (including questionable masterpieces connected to the workshop of Robert Campin)
7. Petrus Christus
8. Dirk Bouts
9. Hans Memling
10. Netherlandish influences on European painting in 15th century.