Rogier van der Weyden (c. 1399-1464) painted portraits and religious subjects, such as The Last Judgement about 1450. His refined style had considerable impact on Netherlandish painting.
Little is known of his life and none of his works have been dated, but be was widely admired in his day and was known in Italy. His Deposition before 1443 (Prado, Madrid) shows the influence of Robert Campin.
Why is Rogier van der Weyden famous?
Rogier van der Weyden was an Dutch painter, official painter to the city of Brussels from 1436.