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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 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 Isenheim Altarpiece is an altarpiece sculpted and painted by, respectively, the Germans Nikolaus of Haguenau and Matthias Grünewald in 1512–1516....
- 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)...
- painted structures for altarpieces on a scale unparalleled in North European art. Pacher's masterpiece, the St. Wolfgang Altarpiece (1471–1481), is considered...
- The name miniature altarpiece may refer to several different Gothic boxwood miniatures: Miniature altarpiece (V&A 225-1866), c.1500-1520, held at the...
- The Kefermarkt Altarpiece (German: Kefermarkter Flügelaltar) is an altarpiece made between 1490 and 1497 by an unidentified artist sometimes referred to...
- The Herrenberg Altarpiece (German: Herrenberger Altar) is a winged altarpiece, that was created between 1518 and 1521 for the Brethren of the Common Life...
- The Buhl Altarpiece (French: Retable de Buhl) is a late 15th-century, Gothic altarpiece of colossal dimensions now kept in the parish church Église Saint-Jean-Baptiste...
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