polychromed

polychromed

1. Said of a building façade exhibiting a distinctive masonry pattern of contrasting colors, usually in the form of horizontal bands across the façade and/or bands around arches, doorways, or windows; a feature of the latter phase of High Victorian Gothic.
2. Said of surfaces (such as pipes or ducts) that are painted different colors, often to indicate their respective functions.
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"Polychromed gelatinous zooplankton skin is nothing new to me," Banhart writes.
This year De Backker will be bringing an even earlier piece, a graceful polychromed oak Madonna and Child from the Mosan region around Liege, dated around 1310-20 and priced at 75,000 [euro] (Fig.
From Ammi Phillips' 1840 oil painting 'Portrait of James Mairs Salisbury'; to the 'Sailor Whirligig (carved on polychromed pine, New England, early 19th century); to Mattie Mast Kaufman's 'Amish Crazy Quilt' c.
One sculpture (polychromed, oddly, in red and Granny Smith green) stood like a sentry in the corridor outside the main gallery, but once past the threshold, one was submerged in a sea of red.
Ceramics teachers will love this little gem of a Web site from the Princeton University Art Museum featuring musical instruments from their 2004 exhibition "Music from the Land of the Jaguar." These archaeological finds from Mayan, Aztec, and Inca cultures are, with one exception (a conch shell), made from polychromed clay (hand-built and mold-made) in the form of humans, animals, and hybrids.
In tempera on wood, wood and ivory, polychromed wood, silver, gilded bronze, oil on canvas, ivory and parchment, artists, some famous such as Lorenzo Lotto, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and Pietro da Cortona, and others unknown represent the most fateful moments in history when by His death, Jesus became our means of salvation.
Cast directly from models and completed in polychromed fiberglass, vinyl or bronze, Hanson's sculptures appear so life-like that they often provoke the viewer to look twice.
Mounds of mangled automobile wreckage are reminiscent of John Chamberlain's sculptures wrought from polychromed metal car parts.