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An altarpiece is a painting, woodcut or sculpture placed above the altar in a church or chapel. It is often a triptych or polyptych, which can be opened on special occasions.
Related topics: Ghent Altarpiece | Grabow altarpiece | Isenheim altarpiece | Maesta (Duccio) | Mérode altarpiece | Portinari altarpiece | Saint John Altarpiece Memling | San Zeno altarpiece | Triptych with Crucifixion
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