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Triptychs

Scope note

Paintings or carvings consisting of or mounted on three attached panels, often hinged so that the outer wings fold over the central portion; a common form for altarpieces. Also used for other works having three related images side by side.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000178234

Broader Terms used

<visual works by form>

Equivalent Terms used

triptych

Created

12yrs ago

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