|The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning |
ca. 1460, Rogier van der Weyden
|Rogier van der Weyden (left) 1572, Cornelis Cort,|
|Calvary or Crucifixion (above-left) 1457-1464. The Crucifixion Triptych (above-right), 1443-45. The Abegg Triptych (above, lower-right), Rogier van der Weyden|
|I've grouped lamentations and depositions together in that they're often very|
similar in composition, and appearance.
|The Annunciation (top) is from 1440. The two lower panels are depict the annunciation but are from other altarpieces.|
|The Pierre Bladelin Triptych, (top) 1445-50, and Polyptych with the Nativity (bottom), |
1450, Rogier van der Weyden
|Charles was the son of Phillip the Good and Isabella of Portugal.|
|It would appear the long noses and elaborate |
headdresses were "in" around 1440-60.
|If some of these look quite similar you can attribute that to the |
formulaic rules applied by the master to his workshop apprentices.
|Besides being the patron saint of artists, not surprisingly, St. Luke is also the patron saint of physicians. St. George is the patron saint of England, which has a long history of dragon problems.|