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Goes, Hugo Van Der (c.1440–1482)

  1. George Thomas Kurian

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc1425

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

How to Cite

Kurian, G. T. 2011. Goes, Hugo Van Der (c.1440–1482). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Dutch painter. He was enrolled as a master in the Ghent Guild of Painters in 1467. In 1475 he entered the Monastery of Rode Klooster, near Brussels, as a lay brother but continued to paint. He subsequently suffered from mental illness and delusions.


  • Goes, Hugo van der (c.1440–1482);
  • dutch painter;
  • the portinari altarpiece;
  • the death of the virgin, stark and melancholy