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n.1.(Fine Arts) A picture, or combination of pictures, consisting of a centerpiece and double folding doors or wings, as for an altarpiece.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The pentaptych, titled 'Ang Limang Tanawan ng Bahay Nakpil (Five Vistas of the Nakpil House),' now hangs in the Quiapo museum.
Jogen Chowdhury's pentaptych work titled 'Story of Woman' spans across five panels and is his largest work executed till date.
The altarpiece, a pentaptych, is the largest piece of medieval art of its kind, measuring 13 metres high and 11 metres wide, intricately carved in lime wood, which has been painted and gilded.