The sacred diptychs, of which many are preserved in the Vatican Library, were easily saved from the fury of the Iconoclasts.
"The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome" by Charles Michael Baggs
Here are ivory bindings, whether as diptychs, or attached to regular volumes.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
In the diptych, although the portrait of Richard himself was a likeness, the setting was imaginary and symbolic.
"The Book of Art for Young People" by Agnes Conway
The celebrated Consular Diptychs date from the fourth century onwards.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
The form is conveniently dated at its highest development by its occurrence on the ivory diptych of Stilicho at Monza (c. A.D. 400).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
He met that supreme act of authority by the counter act of removing the Pope's name from the diptychs.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
Vigilius was excommunicated, and his name erased from the diptychs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2" by Various
The names thus written were read from the ambo, in which the diptych was kept.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
The diptychs are the prototypes of the modern book.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
Marecak Diptych Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.
Diptych detail from "Pink Triangle" by Rebecca Webb.
Three imposing diptychs completed in 2004 presided over Sperone Westwater's selective five-decade survey of paintings by Carla Accardi.
Marecak Diptych Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art .
Polly McCaffrey, Cooper's Hawk, 2003, oil, canvas, diptych.
Walking west on 22nd Street, heading toward the Robert Gober show at Matthew Marks Gallery, I caught sight of what looked to be a diptych in the window of the D'Amelio Terras Gallery-two canvases, each depicting a hot-air balloon.