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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Memling, Hans 1430?-1494. Flemish painter of portraits and, more notably, religious works, such as the triptych Adoration of the Magi (1479).

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Examples

  • Memling was apprenticed to Rogier van der Weyden in Brussels and, after his death, moved to Bruges, where you'll have to go if you want to see a good quantity of his work.

    Robust Genius in the North

  • Memling had the ability to animate his portraits, allowing you to imagine how his sitters looked in motion.

    Robust Genius in the North

  • In recent years, one-person loan shows comprising stellar paintings by Cimabue, Hans Memling and Paolo Veronese artists in the Frick's permanent collection have been mounted with astounding results.

    Fresh Faces in the Family

  • Jean Fouquet and Hans Memling were photographed and woven into jacquards, imprinted on silks, or embroidered onto garments.

    McQueen's Angels and Demons

  • Maastricht is his new mainstay — he's come for the last five years, and now his collection includes illuminated manuscripts, 15th-century gold altarpieces and works by Dutch Old Master Hans Memling.

    The Old Masters Come Roaring Back

  • The most valuable missing treasure was the painting Madonna with Child by revered Flemish artist Hans Memling.

    HITLER’S HOLY RELICS

  • Giancola describes himself and his work as a 'classical-abstract-realist working with science fiction and fantasy' and lists Hans Memling, Jan Van Eyck, Velazquez, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Piet Mondrian, Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian as his favorite artists.

    MIND MELD: The Appeal of SF&F Art

  • They kept the show on the road by disposing of many goodies — a Rubens, a Rembrandt, a Memling triptych and Holbein ' s life-size cartoon of Henrys VII and VIII all went to the national museums — though even then it was years before the tax gatherers could be paid off.

    Portrait of a Vanishing World

  • Subjects have included Goya ' s last works, Veronese ' s allegories and Memling ' s portraits.

    The Frick at a Glowing 75

  • Precious objects have been added to the room including a 1530 globe one of the earliest known globes recording the world as explored by Verrazano, a 16th century bronze St. John the Baptist, and paintings by such artists as Hans Memling and Jacopo Tintoretto.

    Margie Goldsmith: The Morgan's Most Dazzling New Restoration

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