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Definition of Altarpiece

Altarpiece
Altarpiece Al"tar*piece`, n. The painting or piece of sculpture above and behind the altar; reredos.

Meaning of Altarpiece from wikipedia

- An altarpiece is an artwork such as a painting, sculpture or relief representing a religious subject made for placing behind the altar of a Christian church...
- The Isenheim Altarpiece is an altarpiece sculpted and painted by, respectively, the Germans Nikolaus of Haguenau and Matthias Grünewald in 1512–1516....
- The Ghent Altarpiece (or the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, Dutch: Het Lam Gods) is a large and complex 15th-century polyptych altarpiece in St Bavo's Cathedral...
- The Mérode Altarpiece (or Annunciation Triptych) is an oil on oak panel triptych, now in The Cloisters, in New York City. It is unsigned and undated, but...
- The Portinari Altarpiece or Portinari Triptych (c. 1475) is an oil on wood triptych painting by the Flemish painter Hugo van der Goes representing the...
- Bardi Altarpiece may refer to at least two paintings: The Bardi Altarpiece by Sandro Botticelli, 1484–85, now in Berlin. Bardi Altarpiece (Parmigianino)...
- The Saint Columba Altarpiece (sometimes Adoration of the Kings) is a large c. 1455 oil-on-oak wood panel altarpiece by Early Netherlandish painter Rogier...
- The Třeboň Altarpiece, also known as Wittingau altarpiece, is one of the most important works of European Gothic panel painting. Of the original large...
- The name miniature altarpiece may refer to several different Gothic boxwood miniatures: Miniature altarpiece (V&A 225-1866), c.1500-1520, held at the...
- Conegliano Altarpiece or Madonna and Child with Angels and Saints is an oil painting produced in 1492 by Cima da Conegliano as the high altarpiece for the...
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