Origin of retable
Examples from the Web for retable
The retable has two miracle reliefs, and between them a small bronze Christ, which has been put there in error.
Above the retable is the Madonna with two saints on either side: the crucifix surmounts the whole composition.
Another exquisite example of wood carving may be seen in the chapel of Notre-Dame de Compassion, forming the retable.The Churches of Paris|S. Sophia Beale
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.
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