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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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Nicholas Watson does not spell out in detail the line of reasoning that leads him to consider Cleanness and Patience as a diptych, but it is useful to trace the logic of this approach and some of its latent assumptions.
But in her recent series, many of the works are conceived as diptychs with the central female figures appearing as mirror images that are different in some ways but also connected to each other by various symbols and motifs signifying the links to family, culture, nation, and humanity that divide or unite us.
Each half of the diptych has an additional element.
The What Boys Paint diptych appeared on the south wall of the gallery.
However, the state of research is now at such a stage that the collector can buy with confidence from a knowledgeable dealer.' 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.
The Huddersfield Art Gallery paintings include Pendent, produced by Edward Wadsworth in 1942, Moorland Benediction, by Sonia Lawson in 1985, Tea in the Bedsitter, a 1916 work by Harold Gilman, John Atkinson Grimshaw's Silver Moonlight from 1886 and Diptych for a Tame Spider, produced by Alan Davie in 1967.
Their fascination with Fine Arts appeared in the exhibition is obvious through their use of image, text, ideas and diptych format, said Maryam, the visitor, adding the way students tried to portray the feelings of an ordinary man was commendable.
His commission in the 1390s of a personal devotional diptych, whose present location is unknown but whose iconography is recorded to have included the Man of Sorrows and the Madonna and Child with Saints, allows us to visualize the merchant's recourse to prayer and devotion to allay the fear, pain, and death unleashed by the plague.
Together with a previously homeless man, Jeff Hubbard, the Prince created the Crisis Royal Diptych which features an image of each of them taken by the other.
Marei von Saher (Plaintiff) brought a claim against the Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena under the time limits of [section]354.3 for the return of a diptych which the Nazis had looted during World War II.
"TRIBUTE TO MONET" by Waltraud Schwarzbek Oil on Canvas Diptych 36 x 36 inches $6,600 913.381.9696 schwarzbekart.com