The Iowa Homemaker

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"Once upon a time in the little town of Ghent, Belgium, two brothers named Van Eyck painted eighteen panels of an altarpiece for the cathedral of Ghent. About 600 years later, the seventeen remaining panels were sent to Pau, France, for safe-keeping. That was in 1940, and was just at the beginning of the altarpiece's 5 year adventure before returning to its home.



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