American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Weyden, Rogier van der Also known as Roger de la Pasture. 1400?-1464. Flemish painter noted for his religious works of rich emotional expression, including The Deposition (c. 1435).
“While really very estimable, Mr. Van Weyden is sometimes — how shall I say? — er — quarrelsome, and harsh measures are necessary.”
“Cusa's reference to Roger van der Weyden is found at 3. back”
“While really very estimable, Mr. Van Weyden is sometimes -- how shall I say?”
“Mr. Van Weyden is what you may call an authority on such things as rights.”
“Not for nothing had I been called “Sissy” Van Weyden, I thought, as I tossed restlessly on my bunk between one nightmare and another.”
“Memling was apprenticed to Rogier van der Weyden in Brussels and, after his death, moved to Bruges, where you'll have to go if you want to see a good quantity of his work.”
“We note, for example, the long, narrow d'Este face, captured by Pisanello in his portraits of Leonello, the marquess of Ferrara, in a Rogier van der Weyden portrait of Leonello's "natural son.”
“Ranging from the famous (who has captured interiors better than Vermeer, or van der Weyden, or Zoffany?) to the lesser-known (Ivanov, Bendz, Gärtner, to name a few), Praz is always original without being eccentric.”
““Send those two men aft, Mr. Van Weyden,” he said.”
““Head right into the bunch, Mr. Van Weyden,” was Wolf”
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