Daughter Ingrid Van Der Goes
and husband Rene Adrianus claim to have been appointed the administrators of the properties in a will left by Jacobus while ex-wife Agnes Nanjala claims he died intestate.
van der Goes
of University Medical Center Utrecht (the Netherlands) and coauthors.
Hugo Van Der Goes
and the procedures of art and salvation.
Metzger, and Ron Spronk, opens with two essays that introduce early Netherlandish diptychs and pendant paintings, then catalogues forty examples by such masters as Jan van Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden, Hugo van der Goes
, and Jan van Scorel, and finally concludes with an appendix summarizing the technical findings for each work.
One vase, in a beautiful green, expertly described as having "tears and a rigoree round the base," was copied from an alter piece painted by Ugo van der Goes
A very general section next locates the Madonna in a broad historical context of European art by interweaving discussion of its iconography, through a discussion of the impact of printing, with an account of its devotional function and style, via consideration of other paintings of the same date by artists as disparate in kind and geography as Mantegna, Hugo van der Goes
, and Botticelli.
Ridderbos cites publications that adopt a range of approaches, from those that explore broad issues, such as competition and collaboration among early Netherlandish artists, to those that observe technical details: for example, that Hugo van der Goes
in his Berlin Nativity built up the curtain rod in relief so that it literally reaches out to the viewer.