diptych


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diptych

1. a pair of hinged wooden tablets with waxed surfaces for writing
2. a painting or carving on two panels, usually hinged like a book
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Unfortunately only Domenico di Cambio's side of the subsequent correspondence remains, but his letters to Datini, dating from December 22, 1390 through April 29, 1391, reveal Datini's significant involvement in the production of his diptych.
Diptychs and triptychs (two and three-panel images respectively) were intended toe ngage the medieval viewer in meditation of Christ's Passion.
Prayers and Portraits: Unfolding the Netherlandish Diptych, published in conjunction with an exhibition held in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, contributes to this growing field by exploring diptychs and other paired paintings that were produced in the Netherlands during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
He currently has one fine leaf from a French diptych depicting the Descent from the Cross and the Flagellation, dated around 1300 (40,000 [pounds sterling]; Fig.
Atzmony exhibited, among other works in the installation, a series of diptych tablets stored upright, one leaning on the next in an improvised stand.
In a rather cryptic line, he contrasts the triptych with the diptych.
The relationship between dance and music has been over 30 years my main focus, and I think in this diptych, it is in its most purified form.
Christiane Baumgartner uses video and woodcut to create the diptych Ladywood, inspired by reflections of a railway bridge onto the canal.
One particularly effective diptych is divided into three parts along horizontal lines.
14) It should cause no surprise, then, if the answer to the question of the origin of the paintings varied in each case, and it is precisely in order to understand a few of these variables, the aforementioned unique fact that the paintings of Andromeda and Prometheus constitute a diptych and that they are attributed to a named painter, that the present study focuses only on these paintings.
Among the smallest works in the show are the two postage-stamp-sized images in a diptych titled "Helix Series IX," by Nancy Agati of Philadelphia.
A View on the Ocean (right) is a collection of photographs, measuring up to 5ft, displayed in diptych and triptych format.