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The Lovers19th century
Hokushu, aka Shokosai, Sekkatei, Shunko Shunkosai, Japanese
- diptychs - Pairs of panels hinged together; used by ancient Romans for writing tablets, often having images on the outer surfaces. In Medieval and later times, used primarily to support images, especially on the interior surfaces. Most often composed of carved ivory or of painted wood panels. Also used of other works having two related images side by side. [January 1995 related term added.]
- lovers - People in love. [December 1992 alternate term added. December 1990 descriptor added.]
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