Crucifixion Triptych

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The word "triptych" comes from the Greek words tri, which means "three" and ptyche, which means "fold". A triptych is simply a piece of artwork that has been divided into three sections or panels. The panels are connected with a hinge so the piece can be folded up. Historically, triptychs have been used to decorate altars.

This beautiful triptych of "Crucifixion with the Virgin" is mounted on wood panels. By the Italian painter Pietro Perugino in 1485, the scene shows the Virgin Mary, St. John, St. Jerome and St. Mary Magdalene keeping watch at the crucifixion of Jesus. The original painting is an oil on canvas and can be found in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

This triptych measures 9 inches high and 9 1/2 inches wide when it is fully extended.

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  • 5 Jun 16th 2016

    It will be a beautiful addition to my prayer table.


  • 5 Feb 21st 2016
    Home Prayer Center

    I use this as a centerpoint at my home prayer center. I change it out during the year, following the liturgical year. Great for meditations.

    Sharon Y.

  • 4 Nov 16th 2008
    nice piece of art

    very nice piece of art. The one I received was a darker shade of wood though... very beautiful Best Uses: On a desk; Pros: Durable, Good Value, High Quality


  • 5 Nov 15th 2008

    This is a beautiful religious object. Best Uses: Prayer time esp; Cons: Nothing not to like; Pros: Beautiful product, High Quality


  • 5 Nov 14th 2008
    [...]good quality.thanks

    My wife will be delighted with this <a class="autolink" href="">Christmas gift</a>. Pros: High Quality


  • 5 Nov 13th 2008
    meditation aid

    This is an item of beauty. It is well-crafted. I find it aids in prayer and meditation. Pros: High Quality


  • 4 Nov 12th 2008
    Travel size triptych

    This is a perfect travel size triptych or a small one for your home or office. Durable. Pictures are adhered to the wood. Best Uses: Travel and home prayer; Cons: Not hand painted; Pros: Durable, Good Value

    Brother Dan

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