The Circle of Rogier van der Weyden (about 1399/1400 – 1464)

The Deposition (centre); Adam and Eve Mourning Abel (left); Joseph’s Coat Shown to Jacob and Rachel (right) Brussels, about 1450 Oil on wood Centre panel 53.3 x 42.8 cm; wings 52.5 x 16.7 cm In the centre, Christ is taken down from the cross by Joseph of Arimathea and others, while his mother, the Virgin, … Read more

Bartholomeus Breenbergh (1598-1657)

Joseph Distributing Corn in Egypt Amsterdam, 1655 Oil on canvas 110.5 x 90 cm Joseph, at the top right, oversees the sale of corn during a time of famine.  According to the Old Testament, Joseph had stored the fruits of seven bountiful years and the people of Egypt, watched by the Pharoah, to the upper … Read more