Other Pieces of Art

The cathedral holds an immense collection of religious art and artefacts . The oldest of our pieces date back to the 8th century, the youngest from the late 1990’s.


The cathedral holds an immense collection of religious art and artefacts.

The oldest of our pieces date back to the 8th century, the youngest from the late 1990’s.

Other Pieces of Art

Sint-Baafskathedraal Gent © Lukasweb.be

Art in Flanders, foto's Hugo Maertens, Dominique Provost

Middle Ages

  • 'Saint Livinus' gospel
  • Wall paintings in the Crypt
  • Triptyck by Justus van Gent
  • Armorial plates from the Order of the Golden Fleece

16th century

  • Chandeliers by Benedetto da Rovezzano
  • Armorial plates from the Order of the Golden Fleece
  • Vestments of abbot Lieven Hugenois
  • Gothic chandelier
  • Triptyck of Viglius Aytta by Frans Pourbus

17th century

  • Saint Bavo enters the convent at Ghent by Peter Paulus Rubens
  • Cenotaph of bishop Antonius Triest by J. Duquesnoy
  • Reliquary of Saint Machar by Hugo de la Vigne
  • Cenotaph of bishop Eugenius Albertus d'Allamont by Jean del Cour

18th century

  • Pulpit by L. Delvaux
  • Cenotaph of bishop J.B. De Smet by J. Bergé

19th century

  • Chapel of Saint Machar
  • Stained-glass windows by Jan-Baptiste de Bethune

20th century

  • "If I have found favor in your eyes, my lord, do not pass your servant by" by Armand De Meulemeester
  • Triptyck by Jim Dine and Alessandro Algardi (Carcrash 1962 - Crocefissione 1968 - Deposizione 1998)