WEYDEN, Rogier van der
(b. 1400, Tournai, d. 1464, Bruxelles)
Lamentation of Christ1460-64
Oil on panel, 81 x 130 cm
Mauritshuis, The Hague
This painting depicts Mary kneeling by her dead son and mourning him. His disciples look on in dismay, letting their tears flow freely. The panel was executed in the workshop of Rogier van der Weyden.