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Petrus Christus

Christus, Petrus (fl. c.1442–73), Flemish painter, early Netherlandish school. His work, strongly influenced by Jan van Eyck, was important in the 15th-century development of realistic perspective: Madonna with S. S. Francis and Jerome, Lamentation, and Nativity.

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