Rogier van der Weyden. The Master of Passions
(Till-Holger Borchert) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 158-169
Rogier van der Weyden was born in Tournai around 1400 as Roger de le Pasture. He was appointed official painter to Brussels around 1435. Whereas Jan van Eyck seeks to engage his viewers on an intellectual level, Van der Weyden seems significantly more concerned to ensure their strong emotional involvement.
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