Example sentences for: altarpiece

How can you use “altarpiece” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A­mong the chapels which were given Baroque finishings in the late 16th century, notice an exquisite Perugino altarpiece of God the Father.

  • An artist who takes a bite out of his own painting, and who derives his subject matter from a dream, is, in some sense, a private artist; and the later work, as Varnedoe has organized it, suggests an increasing absorption in a personal vocabulary composed of body parts; crosshatching patterns (an overworked motif of the 1970s); vases; clocks; skulls; specific borrowings from Duchamp, Picassso, Holbein, and a 16 th -century Grünewald altarpiece; little stick figures with bubble heads; and, in the most recent work, the image of a spiral galaxy.

  • Piero della Francesca’s celebrated Montefeltro Altarpiece (1474) is his last work.

  • This time the altarpiece is a plain white block of marble centered on the floor, Wolfgang Laib's Milkstone (1988).

  • Inside the cathedral, a beautiful baroque silver altarpiece is worth a look, as is the rose window.


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