Closer to Memling


Welcome to Closer to Memling

Discover the many stories of Memling, his Bruges paintings and research here.

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Who am I?

Detail from
Diptych of Maarten van Nieuwenhove, Hans Memling, 1487

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Do you recognise the three Wise Men

Detail from
Triptych with the Adoration of the Magi, Hans Memling, 1479

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What is going on here?

Detail from
Triptych of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, Hans Memling, 1473-1474

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What does my gaze tell?

Detail from
Portrait of a young woman or Sibylla Sambetha, Hans Memling, 1480

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Why is this woman grieving?

Detail from
Triptych with the Lamentation of Christ, Hans Memling, 1480

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Who is this praying man?

Detail from
Portrait of a member of the De Rojas family, Hans Memling, ca 1470

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Are you curious to find out how the beautiful images of Hans Memling’s paintings were created? Click for a look behind the scenes, an explanation of the research techniques and for further details about the works.

Delve into the research results


Are you also enthused after having seen the wonderful images of our Memlings? Then come and admire and experience them in real life! Find more information about public apps, locations and accessibility here.

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