Postcard Rogier Van Der Weyden - Portrait of the donor Nicolas Rolin, shutter exterior

ROGIER VAN DER WEYDEN (circa 1399-1464)
Nicolas Rolin at prayer (detail). Outer panel of the left flap of the Last Judgment altarpiece, circa 1443-1451.
Oak. H. 130 ; W. 82 cm. Beaune, hospices de l'hôtel-Dieu.
© Photo Fondation Factum pour les Hospices civils de Beaune
© GrandPalaisRmnCréations, Paris...
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Rogier van der Weyden (v. 1399/1400-1464)
Art movement
Dutch paintings
Material of the original work
Huile sur bois
Coated paper
Model dimensions
10.5cm x 21.5cm
Original work kept at
Beaune,Hospices Civils Beaune

The work and its artist

Rogier van der Weyden (v. 1399/1400-1464)

Rogier van der Weyden is a painter belonging to the Flemish Primitive Movement, born in 1399 or 1400. He settled in Brussels in 1435 and became the official painter of the city. He honoured numerous commissions for the Dukes of Burgundy and their entourage. He made a trip to Italy around 1450 where he acquired a certain renown. He ended his life at the head of a prosperous studio and the author of numerous works. Art historians attribute to him some forty works that are still preserved.