Origin of retable
Words nearby retable
How to use retable in a sentence
Thus in an old retable in Westminster Abbey, so painted, the painting has flaked off.
At the head of the left aisle is a chapel which also has an elaborate marble retable of the same period.The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine|Francis Miltoun
On the retable at the foot of the reredos, stand two massive candlesticks of silver gilt.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.
The lowered sill and recess probably formed a convenient retable to an altar against the wall.Bell's Cathedrals: The Churches of Coventry|Frederic W. Woodhouse
In the ancient Abbey Church are two masterpieces, a retable in carved wood and a tomb ornamented with exquisite statuettes.East of Paris|Matilda Betham-Edwards