2016年3月29日 星期二

into, triptych, diptych


In Daily Shouts: "For instance, some people say that they don’t like country, but, to me, as long as it’s a *good* country song, I’m totally into it."

into
informal (Of a person) taking a lively and active interest in (something):he’s into surfing and jet-skiing


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation with this incredible altarpiece. Having just entered the room, the angel Gabriel is about to tell the Virgin Mary that she will be the mother of Jesus.
Featured Artwork of the Day: Workshop of Robert Campin (Netherlandish, ca. 1375–1444) | Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece) | ca. 1427–32 http://met.org/1U6RQ6x





The Cimabues are teamed with four other small works, all from local museums. But there is plenty to look at, not the least because each involves multiple images. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has lent a triptych by a Florentine contemporary of Cimabue, known only as the Magdalen Master, and a diptych by Pacino di Bonaguida, a younger follower, also represented by four images on vellum from the Morgan Library and Museum.

diptych, triptych


Ivory consular diptych of Areobindus, Byzantium, 506 AD,Louvre.



triptych 

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪptɪk/ 



NOUN

1A picture or relief carving on three panels, typically hinged together vertically and used as an altarpiece:a triptych depicting the Crucifixion
1.1A set of three associated artisticliterary, or musical works intended to beappreciated together:a triptych on the theme of the holocausthis triptych of one-act operas is unfairly neglected


Origin

Mid 18th century (denoting a set of three writing tablets hinged or tied together): from tri-'three', on the pattern of diptych.

diptych 

Pronunciation: /ˈdɪptɪk/ 


NOUN

1A painting, especially an altarpiece, on two hinged wooden panels which may be closedlike a book.
2An ancient writing tablet consisting of two hinged leaves with waxed inner sides.

Origin

Early 17th century: via late Latin from late Greek diptukha 'pair of writing tablets', neuter plural of Greek diptukhos 'folded in two', from di- 'twice' + ptukhē 'a fold'.

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