Definition of Altarpieces

1. Noun. (plural of altarpiece) ¹



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Definition of Altarpieces

1. altarpiece [n] - See also: altarpiece

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Altarpieces

altar card
altar cards
altar girl
altar girls
altar poem
altar screen
altar wine
altar wines
altarage
altarages
altarist
altarists
altarity
altarlike
altarpiece
altarpieces (current term)
altars
altarwise
altazimuth
altazimuths
altbier
altbiers
altepetl
altepetls
alteplase
alter
alter-ego
alter-egos
alter ego
alter egos

Literary usage of Altarpieces

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... preserved at the Badia of Florence, which is perhaps the most charming of all Florentine altarpieces (1480). It is an exquisite sung of youth and love. ..."

2. Mount Holyoke College, Department of Art, Courses VII and VIII. by Louise Rogers Jewett (1908)
"I, 247-267 B. Comparison of mosaic and fresco Design, figure drawing, color, decorative effect Expression, significance altarpieces IN TEMPERA. ..."

3. The Making of a Miracle: The True Story of New Pompei by Thomas W S Jones (1907)
"XIII ALTARS AND altarpieces THE ALTAR OF ST. MICHAEL, THE CUSTODIAN OF NEW POMPEI. ' This is Michael the Archangel, Prince of the host of Angels. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"Many magnificent altarpieces in glazed terracotta may be credited to ... Andrea is, however, much more abundantly represented by beautiful altarpieces in ..."

5. Andrea Della Robbia and His Atelier by Allan Marquand (1922)
"Campori states that one of the altarpieces representing the Epiphany was ... II of his edition of Vasari stating positively that the two altarpieces made by ..."

6. A History of Sculpture by Harold North Fowler (1916)
"altarpieces.— But the favorite material was wood, and the most frequent use of sculpture was in the adornment of altarpieces (retables, ..."

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