1400 – 1500
Renaissance in Italy & the North

Van der Weyden's Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John


Rogier van der Wyden, The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist Mourning, c. 1460,
oil on panel (diptych), 71 x 73-3/8 inches / 180.3 x 186.4 cm (Philadelphia Museum of Art)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker

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Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint John
Brussels, Flanders (now Belgium)
c. 1460
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