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Polyptych

A Polyptych refers to a painting or carving that has four or more panels. Paintings of three panels are triptychs and of two, diptychs. In most works there is a larger central panel called the "main panel", and the other panels are called "side-panels" or "wings". In photography a polyptych can refer to a photograph with four portraits or sections.

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Cecil Beaton
by Unknown photographer
1962
NPG x40523

Sir Peter Hall
by Tom Phillips
1991
NPG 6152

Kate Moss
by Corinne Day
2006
NPG P1274

Akram Khan
by Darvish Fakhr
2008
NPG 6847

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