Definition of Retables

1. retable [n] - See also: retable



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retables

resynchronize
resyncing
resyncs
resyntheses
resynthesis
resynthesize
resynthesized
resynthesizes
resynthesizing
resystematize
resystematized
resystematizes
resystematizing
ret
retable
retables (current term)
retablo
retablos
retack
retacked
retacking
retackle
retackled
retackles
retackling
retacks
retag
retagged
retagger
retaggers

Literary usage of Retables

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"6 shows a fine example of one of these retables, said to be the work of Veit Stoss, ... Nothing could exceed the décorative effect of these great retables, ..."

2. A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period by Chandler Rathfon Post (1921)
"The second and most interesting of the three retables, especially from the ... The retables of the shops at Antwerp are somewhat inferior to those of the ..."

3. Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain by George Edmund Street (1914)
"(6) The following chapels opening out of the cloister have one or more interesting retables carved or painted, or more usually both:—the Mozarabic chapel, ..."

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