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History and museums
sightseeing, attractions, culture, history, museum, art museum, art gallery

The Groeningemuseum is a municipal museum in Bruges, Belgium, built on the site of the medieval Eekhout Abbey.

It houses a comprehensive survey of six centuries of Flemish and Belgian painting, from Jan van Eyck to Marcel Broodthaers. The museum's many highlights include its collection of "Flemish Primitive" art, works by a wide range of Renaissance and Baroque masters, as well as a selection of paintings from the 18th and 19th century neo-classical and realist periods, milestones of Belgian symbolism and modernism, masterpieces of Flemish expressionism and many items from the city's collection of post-war modern art.

Works include

  • Jan van Eyck:
    • The Madonna with Canon van der Paele (1436)
    • Portrait of Margareta van Eyck (1439)
    • Portrait of Christ (1440)
  • Gerard David
    • The Judgment of Cambyses Part 1, The Judgment of Sisamnes (1498)
    • The Judgment of Cambyses Part 2, The Flaying of Sisamnes (1498)
  • Hieronymus Bosch and workshop
    • The Last Judgement (c. 1486)
  • Adriaen Isenbrandt:
    • Portrait of Paulus de Nigro (1518)
    • Triptych
  • Hugo van der Goes
    • Death of the Virgin (c. 1472-1480)
  • Nicolaes Maes:
    • Portrait of Four Children (1657)
  • Jan Provoost
    • Crucifixion (ca 1500)
    • Last Judgment for the Bruges town hall (1525)
  • Dirk Bouts
    • Triptych of the Martyrdom of St. Hippolytus
  • Fernand Khnopff
    • Secret-Reflet
  • René Magritte
    • L'Attentat


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