- the art of employing many colors in decoration, as in painting or architecture.
Origin of polychromy
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The polychromy of the Doric temple was one of the most important features of its external appearance.History of Ancient Art
Franz von Reber
- decoration in many colours, esp in architecture or sculpture
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