The Splendor of ‘The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos’ Exhibition


“The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos” exhibition in the Chamber Gallery of The Frick Collection is on view until Jan. 13, 2019. (The Frick Collection)

NEW YORK—We are besieged by a myriad of images. Yet some pictures command our attention—even in this age of distraction. Few pictures, however, can elicit tears of wonderment. And even fewer can claim to have a function like speeding up one’s ascent to heaven, no less. If you visit the current exhibition in the small Cabinet Gallery of The Frick Collection, you might hear someone gasp in amazement.


“The Charterhouse of Bruges: Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos” is on view at The Frick Collection until Jan. 13, 2019.