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From: "Temur Kobakhidze" <[log in to unmask]>
> Sorry for having sort of jumped into your discussion of Four Quartets, and
> many thanks for the links. I still think the best link to the Ghent
> Altarpiece is http://www.wga.hu/index1.html , and that is Web Gallery of
I agree - if one clicks on the thumbnails to cal up the full piece. Much
Curiously this site lists them under Jan van Eyck, the other under Hubert.
> I can understand, that one can see no hippopotami in the paintings of van
> Eyck, but the whole thing does not seem as simple as that. What I am
> for is your comment. To what extent the suggestion that TSE parodied
> Adoration in The Hippopotamus is true?
> I vaguely remember a discussion of the topic here on this list years ago,
> but sadly the archives are inaccessible, and I don't remember who the
> participants were.
> I would appreciate any suggestion from you.
> From: Rickard A Parker <[log in to unmask]>
> >Subject: Re: The Hippopotamus and Adoration
> >Diana Manister wrote:
> >> Dear Temur: What a fascinating inquiry!
> >> All of the panels of the painting are pictured on this website:
> >> http://www.trabel.com/gent/gent-mysticlambfrontpanels.htm
> >Much better here:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghent_Altarpiece
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