Palladian window

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Related to Serlian window: Venetian window, Palladian window

Pal•la′di•an win′dow

(pəˈleɪ di ən, -ˈlɑ-)
n.
a window in the form of a central arch with a narrower flat-headed compartment on either side.
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Finally, Worsley concludes his discussion of Inigo Jones with a full examination of the use of the portico and the Serlian window configuration, called the serliana, as symbols of sovereignty.
What he did was to make his basic unit on each floor a Venetian window, often also called a Serlian window after Sebastiano Serlio, whose treatise on architecture popularized it.
Maybe such an altarpiece is a parallel with, if not a source for, Jones's influential Serlian window over the altar of the Queen's Chapel?