Rogier van der Weyden 1399/1400 – 1464

The Vision of the Magi

oil on panel (91 × 40 cm) — c. 1445 - 1448 Museum Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin

Rogier van der Weyden biography

This work is linked to Matthew 2:2

In a vision the three Magi receive the announcement of the birth of the king of the Jews. It spurs them to immediately depart for Jerusalem.

This is the right panel of Van der Weyden's Bladelin Triptych.

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