„ „JUDGES FROM THE GHENT’S ALTAR“ (1425-1432) INTERPRETATION BY JAN AND HUBERT VAN EYCK
The original fragments of this painting is one of the worlds ten most sought after missing or stolen paintings. The original, made up from twelve parts disappeared in 1934 from Saint Bravo Cathedral in Belgium. At that time, a ransom of one million Belgian francs was demanded for the painting, which is about 26 thousand euros in modern money. A message was left next to the picture: “Taken from Germany under the Treaty of Versailles.”
The replica of the fragment was done by the famous artist Jolita Vaitkutė, exclusively for the Belgian-style restaurant and bar Brussels Mussels. The author is famous for their installation art and drawings using food or everyday objects. The artwork consists of 7 parts, the collage is assembled from beer labels. The production of the painting took 32 days, and more than 4,500 labels were used to create the collage.