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The practice of decorating architectural elements or sculpture in a variety of colors.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the production of works of applied art, sculpture, and architecture in no fewer than two colors. Polychromy is achieved by using variously colored materials or different pigments.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
The practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.