Rogier Van der Weyden

Rogier van der Weyden (1400-1464) was a Flemish painter and one of the most influential artists of the Northern Renaissance art, along with Robert Campin and Jan van Eyck. His work is renowned for its naturalist detail and expressive ability. Van der Weyden studied under the tutelage of the artist Robert Campin in Tournai from 1427-1432 before going on to paint in Brussels and Rome and produce a vast range of both religious and public commissions. Among his surviving works are many religious triptychs, altarpieces and private portraits.