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Definition of the noun Retablo

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  1. A votive picture displayed above and behind the altar in a church.


"Retablo" is a composition.


"Retablo" is a book published in 1944 that was written by Caterina Albert.


Retablo is a famous port of art.

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Google previewThe Churchman (1901)

Its retablo is a Gothic structure in gilt and colors, containing forty-four panels of wood-carving illustrative of Bible history. It was executed by the foreign artist, Dancart, and dates from the fifteenth century. In front of it is set up the renowned silver ...

Google previewIn the Beginning is the Icon (2016)

A Liberative Theology of Images, Visual Arts and Culture by Sigurd Bergmann

The “retablo” is a forceful expression for folk art's central position in Peru. The retablo is a Image 43. Textile (with a pattern from a reference book on Inca culture). Anonymous artisan, 1999. Photo: author. tiny wood-carved and colourful ...

Google previewBaroque New Worlds (2009)

Representation, Transculturation, Counterconquest by Lois Parkinson Zamora, Monika Kaup

The retablo is a complex architectural structure combining sculpted figures ( estofados), framed paintings, silver and...

The retablo is an emblem of the Baroque compulsion for connectedness and the merging of forms, what Wölfflin calls the ...

Google previewCosmopolitan (1901)

A typical retablo is that which is found at Burgos, in the church of St. Gil. It belongs to the middle of the fifteenth century and is a good example of Flemish work modified by Spanish influence. The general style of such carving in Flanders is a ...

Google previewIntroduction to Forensic Anthropology (2016)

Anthropology, Anthropology by CTI Reviews

Retablo: A retablo is a Latin American devotional painting, especially a small popular or folk art one usingiconography derivedfrom traditional ...

Google previewArt, Liturgy, and Legend in Renaissance Toledo (2010)

The Mendoza and the Iglesia Primada by Lynette M. F. Bosch

The Luna Retablo is an ambitious work of art. In the center, there is a statue of Saint James of Compostela. On either side of the central statue, on the lower tier, there are painted Saints Andrew, John the Evangelist, John the Baptist, and ...

Google previewMiracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present (2016)

An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present by Patrick J. Hayes

The term retablo has different meanings based on its regional usage. Derived from a Latin term for “behind the board/table/altar,” it is a Spanish designation for an altarpiece, featuring painted or sculpted religious figures built behind an altar or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mystics, Saints & Sages (2011)

A Guide to Asking for Protection, Wealth, Happiness, and Everything Else! by Judika Illes

RETABLO. The modern retablo is a small painting with religious imagery, usually intended to serve as testament to a miracle, and usually painted on sheets of tin or other inexpensive metal. Newer retablos may be painted on Masonite boards.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folk Art (2004)

by Gerard C. Wertkin

CARMELLA PADILLA RETABLOS in New Mexico are Catholic devotional panel paintings of saints and holy persons. The most common meaning of the Spanish term retablo is altar screen or reredos. The English term “retable” is its cognate; ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture (2012)

by Colum Hourihane

Halcón Álvarez Ossorio: El retablo sevillano desde sus orígenes a la actualidad (Seville, ...

Google previewDictionary of Mexican Literature (1992)

by Eladio Cortés

(México: Retablo, 1931). Retablo de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe ...

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Retablo Meaning

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