the beaune altarpiece

Rogier van der Weyden (Tournai 1399/1400 - Brussels 1464); Beaune Altarpiece (or The Last Judgement polyptych), c. 1445-1450. Oil on oak, 548 x 220 cm, Hospices de Beaune.

Central panel, (upper register), Christ seated on a rainbow in judgement, His feet resting on a golden globe

Central panel, (lower register), the Archangel Michael holds scales as He weighs souls