1400 – 1500
Renaissance in Italy & the North

van der Weyden's Crucifixion Triptych


Rogier van der Weyden, Crucifixion Triptych, c. 1445, oil on oak, center panel: 101 x 70 cm, each wing: 101 x 35 cm (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna)

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Jonathan Leavitt wrote on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

It does seem that Christ's drapery forms the Greek letter omega, although in lower case. Is there an alpha somewhere?

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