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The altar-piece

Naomi Gwladys Royde-Smith

The altar-piece

an Edwardian mystery

by Naomi Gwladys Royde-Smith

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Naomi Royde Smith
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14813964M
LC Control Number39011748

Krakow's Gothic Masterpiece by Veit Stoss. Krakow is blessed with masterworks by the greatest sculptor of the Gothic art, Veit Stoss (or Wit Stwosz, circa to ). He lived and worked here for 19 years, and he sacrificed twelve of them ( to ) to carve in wood his best work ever: three-story-high altarpiece in the basilica of the Virgin Mary's at Krakow’s central Grand Square. altar-piece. Painting or sculpture set up above and behind an altar. Source for information on altar-piece: A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture dictionary.

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A polyptych is a multi-panelled altarpiece, which usually depicts individual saints set against a celestial gold background within a Gothic architectural framework. About this altarpiece. The polyptych shown above is Giovanni dal Ponte's altarpiece representing the Ascension of John the Evangelist. This altarpiece once adorned the high altar of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kauffmann, C.M. (Claus Michael), Altar-piece of the Apocalypse from Master Bertram's workshop in Hamburg.


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Though most commonly used for a single work of art such as a painting or sculpture, or a set of them, the word can also be used of the whole ensemble behind an altar, otherwise known as a reredos, including what is often an elaborate.

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Altarpiece, work of art that decorates the space above and behind the altar in a Christian church. Painting, relief, and sculpture in the round have all been used in altarpieces, either alone or in combination. These artworks usually depict holy personages, saints, and biblical subjects.

Several. an altar- piece of the apocalypse Paperback – by c. kauffmann (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — — Author: c. kauffmann. The St John Altarpiece (sometimes the Triptych of the two Saints John or the Triptych of St John the Baptist and St John the Evangelist) is a large oil-on-oak hinged-triptych altarpiece completed around by the Early Netherlandish master painter Hans was commissioned in the mids in Bruges for the Old St.

John's Hospital (Sint-Janshospitaal) during the building of a new apse. altarpiece (ôl′tər-pēs′) n. A piece of artwork, such as a painting or carving, that is placed above and behind an altar. altarpiece (ˈɔːltəˌpiːs) n (Art Terms) a work of art set above and behind an altar; a reredos al•tar•piece (ˈɔl tərˌpis) n.

a painted or carved screen behind or. In its wealth of detail and geographical focus, The Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice fruitfully complements the more general studies of the Italian Renaissance altarpiece published in recent years.

Humfrey's book is a pioneering scholarly study of a timely subject."—Max Marmor, Art Documentation. Ghent Altar Piece, officially titled Adoration of the Mystic Lamb For a good description of the panel have a look at it’s wikipedia entry or here.

The relevance of this renowned work of art to the mystery of Rennes-le-Château, was introduced by Dutch author Karl Hammer-Kaatee when he published his book.

Altarpiece definition, a painted or carved screen behind or above the altar or communion table in Christian churches; reredos. See more. Altarpieces were the primary form of religious art in Catholic churches from the 14th through the 16th centuries, both in Italy and Northern Europe.

They were placed above and behind the main altar of a church, with smaller ones also made for side. A picture of some sacred subject painted on the wall or suspended in a frame behind the altar, or a group of statuary on the altar. In the Middle Ages, instead of a picture or group, the altar-piece consisted in some churches of embossed silver or gold and enamelled work set with jewels.

Sometimes the piece was set on the altar itself. Iconography of Anounciation of Merode Altarpiece by Robert Campin Robert Campin and apprentice, Annunciation triptych, Merode Altarpiece, Cloisters, New York Book represents law, here is the fulfillment of what was written in the book.

Green of the cache for the book is the color of hope, Paradise and resurrection. It is not. Quest Action: Find the Dark Altar Piece (Retrieve the altar piece from the Temple of the Light in Celeste and the Temple of Dark in the Pit and return them to Resurectra in Castle Lambent in Celeste.) (Retrieve the altar piece from the Temple of Light in Celeste and the Temple of Dark in the Pit and return them to Kastore in the Pit.) 23 Obelisk.

Pam Heemskerk is a narrative artist based in Maryland. She is a poet, photographer and book artist. An altarpiece is a work of art that has been made to go above the altar in a Christian church. An altarpiece can be a painting, or it can be carved from wood or stone.

Some altarpieces have both painting and sculpture Purpose. What is an altarpiece for. A beautiful altarpiece is a way of making a person who goes into a church feel interested. The Ghent Altarpiece was the first major artwork to utilize oil-based paint, a medium that allowed for unprecedented clarity and vivid coloring.

Based on Mark Harris’s superlative book, this. Altar piece from Valleberga church in Sweden. St Bartholomew (on the right in the top row on the left wing) holds a girdle book in his left hand.

A cardinal on the left seems to be holdning a girdle book. Types of Altarpieces. There are two basic types of altarpiece. (1) The reredos, a large and often elaborate construction in wood or stone, typically rising from the floor behind the es include: St Mary, Krakow () carved by Veit Stoss; St Jakob Kirche, Rothenburg () carved by Tilman Riemenschneider; High Altar of the Virgin Mary (), at Saint Nicholas at.

MLA Format. General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Altar-piece in the "Yun-stzoo-stzee" Temple, Ting-hai." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.The Portinari Altarpiece or Portinari Triptych (c. ) is an oil on wood triptych painting by the Flemish painter Hugo van der Goes representing the Adoration of the measures x cm, and is now in the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, Italy.Robert Campin, Merode Altarpiece, tempera and oil on panel, (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) Speakers: Dr.

Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.