from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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).


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • While really very estimable, Mr. Van Weyden is sometimes — how shall I say? — er — quarrelsome, and harsh measures are necessary.

    Chapter 20

  • Cusa's reference to Roger van der Weyden is found at 3. back

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • While really very estimable, Mr. Van Weyden is sometimes -- how shall I say?

    Chapter 20

  • Mr. Van Weyden is what you may call an authority on such things as rights.

    Chapter 20

  • Not for nothing had I been called “Sissy” Van Weyden, I thought, as I tossed restlessly on my bunk between one nightmare and another.

    Chapter 12

  • 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.

    Robust Genius in the North

  • 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."

    From Out of a Featureless Crowd

  • 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.

    Cover to Cover

  • “Send those two men aft, Mr. Van Weyden,” he said.

    Chapter 25

  • “Head right into the bunch, Mr. Van Weyden,” was Wolf

    Chapter 25


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.