Rogier Van Der Weyden
(c.1400 - 1464)
Rogier Van Der Weyden was active/lived in Holland, Italy, Netherlands. Rogier Van Der Weyden is known for Renaissance painting-religious figure and interiors.
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Rogier Van der Weyden (1400-1464)
Along with his contemporary Jan van Eyck, Roger van der Weyden was one of the leading Flemish painters of the Northern Renaissance during the 15th century. Influenced by the works of Robert Campin (Master of Flemalle), and Jan Van Eyck, he was active in Florence and Ferrara, as well as Brussels. Renowned for his slender elegant figures and interior perspective, he is best known for his colourful panel paintings, usually altarpieces, on Biblical subjects. In his religious art, Weyden ranks alongside the greatest of all Northern Renaissance artists.
Together with Robert Campin, Hans Memling, Hugo van der Goes and Hieronymus Bosch, he created some of the greatest Renaissance paintings in N
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