TriptychsThe Beauty of Three
The word triptych comes from…• Ancient Greek• Tri (three) + ptychos(plates)                                  Memling’s    ...
A triptych is…• A work of art that is made of three panels and  can be folded in on each other with hinges.  The middle pa...
The subjects of all three parts are related.Visitation   Jesus is taken down from the cross   Presentation
The triptych is an early form ofChristian art, from the Middle Ages               onward.The Garden of Earthly Delights by...
Renaissance painters and sculptors such as Hans      Memling and Hieronymus Bosch used the form.        Triptych forms als...
From that time onward, you can seetriptychs in many churches throughout               the worldThe Virginand theChild inMa...
The Cathedral of Our Lady in           Antwerp, Belgium, contains two                examples by RubensTheRaisingof theCro...
One such cathedral with an altarpiece         triptych is Llandaff Cathedral.Rossetti’sTheSeed ofDavid inLlandaffCathedral.
and Notre Dame de Paris is another example of the use of triptych in           architecture
Make Your Own Triptych• You are going to make your own triptych  based on our Salvation timeline. Choose  three different ...
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Triptychs

  1. 1. TriptychsThe Beauty of Three
  2. 2. The word triptych comes from…• Ancient Greek• Tri (three) + ptychos(plates) Memling’s The Last Judgment
  3. 3. A triptych is…• A work of art that is made of three panels and can be folded in on each other with hinges. The middle panel is usually larger than the other two.Hugo Vander Goes’ The Adoration of the Shepherds
  4. 4. The subjects of all three parts are related.Visitation Jesus is taken down from the cross Presentation
  5. 5. The triptych is an early form ofChristian art, from the Middle Ages onward.The Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch
  6. 6. Renaissance painters and sculptors such as Hans Memling and Hieronymus Bosch used the form. Triptych forms also allow ease of transport.The Haywain Triptych by Bosch
  7. 7. From that time onward, you can seetriptychs in many churches throughout the worldThe Virginand theChild inMajesty intheCologneCathedral.
  8. 8. The Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp, Belgium, contains two examples by RubensTheRaisingof theCross byPeterPaulRubens.
  9. 9. One such cathedral with an altarpiece triptych is Llandaff Cathedral.Rossetti’sTheSeed ofDavid inLlandaffCathedral.
  10. 10. and Notre Dame de Paris is another example of the use of triptych in architecture
  11. 11. Make Your Own Triptych• You are going to make your own triptych based on our Salvation timeline. Choose three different events in Jesus’ Paschal Mystery and create a triptych.• Remember that your most important or main image should be larger and in the center.• Draw first and then color using crayons or colored pencils.

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