Rogier van der Weyden (1400 - 1464)

Rogier van der Weyden (1399/1400 – 1464) is the leading Netherlandish painter of the mid-15th century. On a par with Jan van Eyck, he considered as the greatest exponent of the school of Early Netherlandish painting.

Rogier van der Weyden was born in Tournai as ‘Rogier de le Pasture’ in 1399 or 1400. His parents were Henri de le Pasture and Agnes de Watrélos. The family had settled before in the city of Tournai where Rogiers’ father worked as a knife manufacturer.

Rogier van der Weyden Paintings

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