Rogier van der Weyden, The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning



Rogier van der Weyden, The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning (companion paintings), c. 1460, oil on panel, left panel 180.3 × 92.2 cm, right panel 180.3 × 92.5 cm (Philadelphia Museum of Art). Speakers: Dr. Christopher D.M. Atkins, Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture before 1900, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Dr. Beth Harris.


Additional resources:

This painting at the museum

Stephan Kemperdick and Jochen Sander, eds. The Master of Flémalle and Rogier van der Weyden (Frankfurt am Main: Städel Museumand Berlin: Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen, 2008).

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Handbook (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2014), p. 98.

Griet Steyaert and Mark S. Tucker, “The Philadelphia Crucifixion, Dijon Annunciation, and Washington Apparition: A carved altarpiece’s painted wings from the workshop of Rogier van der Weyden,” Boletín del Museo del Prado, Tomo XXXII, Número 50, (Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 2014), pp. 50-65.


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Cite this page as: Dr. Christopher D.M. Atkins and Dr. Beth Harris, "Rogier van der Weyden, The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning," in Smarthistory, June 20, 2018, accessed August 15, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/rogier-van-der-weyden-the-crucifixion-with-the-virgin-and-saint-john-the-evangelist-mourning/.