WEYDEN, Rogier van der
(b. 1400, Tournai, d. 1464, Bruxelles)

Deposition (detail)

c. 1435
Oil on oak panel
Museo del Prado, Madrid

In the decoration of the upper left corner a bow can be seen. The explanation is that the altarpiece was commissioned by the Confraternity of the Archers of Leuven for a church, now demolished, outside the city walls.

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