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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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Atzmony exhibited, among other works in the installation, a series of diptych tablets stored upright, one leaning on the next in an improvised stand.
These prices have only been bettered by the Dormeuil Diptych, a French passion diptych dated around 1350-75.
In 1390 while negotiating for Datini's diptych, Domenico di Cambio recommended "a master who [had produced] two pair," or two diptychs, recently sent to Boninsegna di Matteo, Datini's business partner in France (Byme, Francesco Datini 279-80).
1cmper panel, and are just 7mm thick, attach at the hinge to forma diptych, used for private prayer in the 1300s.
The right panel of the diptych portrays Christ on the cross flanked by Mary and John.
The authors determine whether currently paired panels originally belonged together, unite separated panels of diptychs, distinguish diptychs from other paired paintings, and explore how technical studies can illuminate artistic processes, economic issues, and devotional practices.
Many of the diptychs in Genesis are easily recognized, such as the two tales of creation (1:1-2:24) and the two tales of crime and punishment (2:25-4:16).
Upstairs, five views of undergrowth were hung opposite two black-and-white diptychs of trees in winter.
After working with these forms, both of which are wall pieces, he began exploring stand-alone ceramic diptychs with pedestal bases.
New Product Line Enables Digital Photographers to Create Professional-Looking Diptychs, Triptychs and Other Multi-Photo Prints
Pearson compares the patronage of books of hours to that of devotional portrait diptychs, finding that while both types of works focused upon the Virgin, the female owners of books of hours were three times as numerous as males, and that only three of the thirty-six known devotional diptychs depict women as donors--a ratio of six to one.