Diptych Artworks

Print, Diptyque Gravures 196J23091 -1 et 2 , angles à entats 24 états, Pierre Muckensturm

Diptyque Gravures 196J23091 -1 et 2 , angles à entats 24 états

Pierre Muckensturm

Print - 56 x 76 x 0.5 cm Print - 22 x 29.9 x 0.2 inch

$792

Sculpture, Saturación, Luminosidad & Destornillador. From The Composition with Tools series, Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Saturación, Luminosidad & Destornillador. From The Composition with Tools series

Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Sculpture - 129.8 x 25.9 x 19.8 cm Sculpture - 51.1 x 10.2 x 7.8 inch

$1,900

Painting, Design419, Ron Halfant

Design419

Ron Halfant

Painting - 101.6 x 152.4 x 127 cm Painting - 40 x 60 x 50 inch

$1,922

Painting, Movement of time, George Syrakis

Movement of time

George Syrakis

Painting - 43.3 x 66 x 2 cm Painting - 17 x 26 x 0.8 inch

$1,696 $1,612

Painting, Paysage au chaudron, Françoise Danel

Paysage au chaudron

Françoise Danel

Painting - 120 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$3,958

Painting, The little white butterflies, Alla Grande

The little white butterflies

Alla Grande

Painting - 100 x 80 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch

$2,262

Painting, Turquoise Tranquility, Hasmik Mamikonyan

Turquoise Tranquility

Hasmik Mamikonyan

Painting - 60 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$600

Painting, Untitled, Retna

Untitled

Retna

Painting - 182.9 x 213.4 x 2.5 cm Painting - 72 x 84 x 1 inch

$105,000

Painting, In the eye of the beholder, Marco Riha

In the eye of the beholder

Marco Riha

Painting - 60 x 80 x 2 cm Painting - 23.6 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$4,184 $3,975

Print, Valley View 1 & 2, Giorgiko

Valley View 1 & 2

Giorgiko

Print - 91.4 x 182.8 x 2 cm Print - 36 x 72 x 0.8 inch

$5,000

Print, Inversion, Dieter Balzer

Inversion

Dieter Balzer

Print - 20.5 x 29.5 x 0.1 cm Print - 8.1 x 11.6 x 0 inch

$622

Sculpture, Buchstabieren, Antonio Catelani

Buchstabieren

Antonio Catelani

Sculpture - 29.7 x 42 x 1 cm Sculpture - 11.7 x 16.5 x 0.4 inch

$565

Painting, 800065, Bertrand Lefebvre

800065

Bertrand Lefebvre

Painting - 92 x 145 x 3 cm Painting - 36.2 x 57.1 x 1.2 inch

$4,863

Painting, Conexions lunars que venen de rapsodia en colors, Tatiana Blanqué

Conexions lunars que venen de rapsodia en colors

Tatiana Blanqué

Painting - 50 x 100 x 4 cm Painting - 19.7 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch

$2,262

Painting, Memories take a nap in between, Djénina Hagenburger

Memories take a nap in between

Djénina Hagenburger

Painting - 122 x 149 x 1 cm Painting - 48 x 58.7 x 0.4 inch

$5,089

Print, 1 of infinite possibilities of seeing a particular rectangle a little different, Guido Winkler

1 of infinite possibilities of seeing a particular rectangle a little different

Guido Winkler

Print - 30 x 40 x 0.1 cm Print - 11.8 x 15.7 x 0 inch

$486

Print, Rojo Sangre 2 piezas, Ana Alberca

Rojo Sangre 2 piezas

Ana Alberca

Print - 75 x 23 x 1 cm Print - 29.5 x 9.1 x 0.4 inch

$509

Print, Imperfect Diptych, Roy Lichtenstein

Imperfect Diptych

Roy Lichtenstein

Print - 117.5 x 231.1 cm Print - 46.3 x 91 inch

$67,854

Sculpture, Juxtapose Red and Gray Diptych, Jose Margulis

Juxtapose Red and Gray Diptych

Jose Margulis

Sculpture - 101.6 x 165.1 x 10.2 cm Sculpture - 40 x 65 x 4 inch

$18,000

Painting, Predelle (abstract #1), Agnès Thurnauer

Predelle (abstract #1)

Agnès Thurnauer

Painting - 55 x 69 cm Painting - 21.7 x 27.2 inch

$10,743

Photography, Boxes #1 Blue on Red & Red on Blue, Ignacio Barrios

Boxes #1 Blue on Red & Red on Blue

Ignacio Barrios

Photography - 62 x 42.5 x 4 cm Photography - 24.4 x 16.7 x 1.6 inch

$509

Photography, Hase, Gelitin

Hase

Gelitin

Photography - 24 x 80 x 5 cm Photography - 9.4 x 31.5 x 2 inch

$2,431

Painting, Cassida, Chahrazed Fekih

Cassida

Chahrazed Fekih

Painting - 40.5 x 59.5 x 0.2 cm Painting - 15.9 x 23.4 x 0.1 inch

$1,923 $1,346

Painting, Infinity, Mazarine Memon

Infinity

Mazarine Memon

Painting - 56 x 71 x 4 cm Painting - 22 x 28 x 1.6 inch

$5,146

Painting, Prayer for nature, Xiaoyang Galas

Prayer for nature

Xiaoyang Galas

Painting - 39.9 x 59.9 x 3.8 cm Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 1.5 inch

$2,340

Painting, XXXL Abstract Antarctica (Diptych), Susan Wooler

XXXL Abstract Antarctica (Diptych)

Susan Wooler

Painting - 100.1 x 199.9 x 4.1 cm Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 1.6 inch

$7,097

Painting, Ma muse 1 & 2 (diptyque), ElleK

Ma muse 1 & 2 (diptyque)

ElleK

Painting - 120 x 60 x 3.7 cm Painting - 47.2 x 23.6 x 1.5 inch

$905

Painting, Taxi Driver, June 14 (Diptych), Celso Castro

Taxi Driver, June 14 (Diptych)

Celso Castro

Painting - 69.9 x 49.5 x 0.3 cm Painting - 27.5 x 19.5 x 0.1 inch

$400

Painting, Silver Rain: Diptych, Valeria Radzievska

Silver Rain: Diptych

Valeria Radzievska

Painting - 71.1 x 101.6 x 2 cm Painting - 28 x 40 x 0.8 inch

$2,050

Photography, 45°40' N, 142°10' E, Stéphane Spach

45°40' N, 142°10' E

Stéphane Spach

Photography - 40 x 108 x 0.5 cm Photography - 15.7 x 42.5 x 0.2 inch

$2,149

Fine Art Drawings, Diptyque Strate, Jean-Jacques André

Diptyque Strate

Jean-Jacques André

Fine Art Drawings - 67 x 92 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 26.4 x 36.2 x 0.4 inch

$905 $814

Painting, Twin Rust, Rita Reychler

Twin Rust

Rita Reychler

Painting - 122 x 122 x 3 cm Painting - 48 x 48 x 1.2 inch

$1,583

Photography, 1 Kilomètre #3, Laure Debrosse

1 Kilomètre #3

Laure Debrosse

Photography - 40 x 120 x 1 cm Photography - 15.7 x 47.2 x 0.4 inch

$1,131

Painting, Heights of wisdom, Mara Torres Leon

Heights of wisdom

Mara Torres Leon

Painting - 51 x 102 x 3 cm Painting - 20.1 x 40.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,696

Painting, Blown away, Trust.iCon

Blown away

Trust.iCon

Painting - 100 x 140 x 2 cm Painting - 39.4 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch

$3,958

Painting, Holiday, Roy Forget

Holiday

Roy Forget

Painting - 46 x 50 x 2.3 cm Painting - 18.1 x 19.7 x 0.9 inch

$1,150

Painting, Something to ride 2 en 1, Hersk

Something to ride 2 en 1

Hersk

Painting - 100 x 100 x 5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 39.4 x 2 inch

$3,166

Painting, i1q, Kateryna Komendant

i1q

Kateryna Komendant

Painting - 80 x 130 x 3 cm Painting - 31.5 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$4,524

Print, Du-Eau-Dit-Vin (diptyque), Em'Ji

Du-Eau-Dit-Vin (diptyque)

Em'Ji

Print - 100 x 80 x 2 cm Print - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,583

Painting, Ariel View, Painting, Oil on Canvas, Howard Danelowitz

Ariel View, Painting, Oil on Canvas

Howard Danelowitz

Painting - 101.6 x 152.4 x 5.1 cm Painting - 40 x 60 x 2 inch

$22,000

Painting, De l'un à l'autre 1&2 (diptyque), Jean-Freddy

De l'un à l'autre 1&2 (diptyque)

Jean-Freddy

Painting - 81 x 120 x 3 cm Painting - 31.9 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$1,244

Painting, Grails, Magdalena Gronowska

Grails

Magdalena Gronowska

Painting - 40 x 60 x 1 cm Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$3,258

Painting, Untitled, Tyrsa

Untitled

Tyrsa

Painting - 100 x 200 x 5 cm Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 2 inch

$1,696

Painting, 03 Diptych, Helen Carricaburu

03 Diptych

Helen Carricaburu

Painting - 130 x 300 x 2 cm Painting - 51.2 x 118.1 x 0.8 inch

$9,613

Painting, Gilbert de Dol 2, Christine Robion

Gilbert de Dol 2

Christine Robion

Painting - 130 x 180 cm Painting - 51.2 x 70.9 inch

$9,613

Painting, Make it rain/Money rules, Dopedout M

Make it rain/Money rules

Dopedout M

Painting - 69.9 x 101.6 x 2.5 cm Painting - 27.5 x 40 x 1 inch

$1,800

Painting, False dichotomy, Anne Stagg

False dichotomy

Anne Stagg

Painting - 30.48 x 45.72 x 0.5 cm Painting - 12 x 18 x 0.2 inch

$283 $254

Painting, Asian Bro, Boris Foscolo

Asian Bro

Boris Foscolo

Painting - 40 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$1,074

Design, The Golden Compass, Angela Gomes

The Golden Compass

Angela Gomes

Design - 150 x 300 x 20 cm Design - 59.1 x 118.1 x 7.9 inch

$31,100

Painting, TN851-D, Hachiro Kanno

TN851-D

Hachiro Kanno

Painting - 40 x 60 x 2 cm Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch

$3,393

Painting, Market Man & Market Woman, Laurent Messager

Market Man & Market Woman

Laurent Messager

Painting - 106 x 160 x 2 cm Painting - 41.7 x 63 x 0.8 inch

$3,359

Painting, Voyage nocturne 1 et 2, Otom

Voyage nocturne 1 et 2

Otom

Painting - 380 x 240 x 2 cm Painting - 149.6 x 94.5 x 0.8 inch

$6,333

Print, Citta Samtana Diptych 295, James Verbicky

Citta Samtana Diptych 295

James Verbicky

Print - 112 x 150 x 5 cm Print - 44.1 x 59.1 x 2 inch

$32,000

Photography, Sensum, Nicola Bertoglio

Sensum

Nicola Bertoglio

Photography - 50 x 81 x 4 cm Photography - 19.7 x 31.9 x 1.6 inch

$452

Painting, Diptych: Dream Within A Dream, Ewa Matyja

Diptych: Dream Within A Dream

Ewa Matyja

Painting - 180 x 300 x 0.1 cm Painting - 70.9 x 118.1 x 0 inch

$7,942

Painting, Temperatura - Tinción. From The Composition with Tools series, Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Temperatura - Tinción. From The Composition with Tools series

Jose Ricardo Contreras Gonzalez

Painting - 25.9 x 129.8 x 2.8 cm Painting - 10.2 x 51.1 x 1.1 inch

$1,900

Painting, Assemblage #12, Georges Myral

Assemblage #12

Georges Myral

Painting - 70 x 150 x 5 cm Painting - 27.6 x 59.1 x 2 inch

$617

Painting, A magic day (a tribute to Mirò) diptych, Dr. Love

A magic day (a tribute to Mirò) diptych

Dr. Love

Painting - 80 x 30 x 0.2 cm Painting - 31.5 x 11.8 x 0.1 inch

$101

Painting, Sunlit. Serenity on a summer evening in tropical. Diptych of Original oil paintings, Momalyu Liubov Kriuchkova

Sunlit. Serenity on a summer evening in tropical. Diptych of Original oil paintings

Momalyu Liubov Kriuchkova

Painting - 40 x 80 x 1.8 cm Painting - 15.7 x 31.5 x 0.7 inch

$1,018

Painting, Renouveau 9, Pascale Morelot-Palu

Renouveau 9

Pascale Morelot-Palu

Painting - 100 x 163 x 3 cm Painting - 39.4 x 64.2 x 1.2 inch

$5,428

Sculpture, Is Beating Me From the Inside, and You Wanted Something., Alex Hodge

Is Beating Me From the Inside, and You Wanted Something.

Alex Hodge

Sculpture - 14 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm Sculpture - 5.5 x 6 x 3 inch

$400

Painting, Assemblage #9, Georges Myral

Assemblage #9

Georges Myral

Painting - 120 x 60 x 4 cm Painting - 47.2 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

$611

Painting, Hope dyptique, Quick Pen

Hope dyptique

Quick Pen

Painting - 50 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 19.7 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$2,036

Sculpture, Horizon (LC85), Landry Clément

Horizon (LC85)

Landry Clément

Sculpture - 60 x 170 x 1.5 cm Sculpture - 23.6 x 66.9 x 0.6 inch

$4,976

Painting, Perfectly imperfect, Aude Herlédan

Perfectly imperfect

Aude Herlédan

Painting - 100.5 x 140 x 2 cm Painting - 39.6 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch

$22,618

Sculpture, Me soaking up the light and The weight of your head., Alex Hodge

Me soaking up the light and The weight of your head.

Alex Hodge

Sculpture - 10.2 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm Sculpture - 4 x 6 x 3 inch

$400

Sculpture, Why do you insist on shattering, and eyes that are., Alex Hodge

Why do you insist on shattering, and eyes that are.

Alex Hodge

Sculpture - 10.2 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm Sculpture - 4 x 6 x 3 inch

$400

Painting, Mirror conversations 04, Poonam Choudhary

Mirror conversations 04

Poonam Choudhary

Painting - 61 x 45.7 x 2.5 cm Painting - 24 x 18 x 1 inch

$200

Painting, Amigo, Jay Hanscom

Amigo

Jay Hanscom

Painting - 61 x 122 x 6 cm Painting - 24 x 48 x 2.4 inch

$1,945

Painting, Yin Yang Ocean, Laura Spring

Yin Yang Ocean

Laura Spring

Painting - 20.3 x 40.6 x 2.5 cm Painting - 8 x 16 x 1 inch

$560

Painting, Sentiments 2, Laura Spring

Sentiments 2

Laura Spring

Painting - 50.8 x 81.3 x 1.8 cm Painting - 20 x 32 x 0.7 inch

$700

Painting, L'Or Bleu 2, Sophie Duplain

L'Or Bleu 2

Sophie Duplain

Painting - 46 x 76 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 29.9 x 0.8 inch

$961

Painting, Evening (Le Soir), Janusz Kik

Evening (Le Soir)

Janusz Kik

Painting - 46 x 76 x 2 cm Painting - 18.1 x 29.9 x 0.8 inch

$334

Painting, Calma, Inès V. Fortuny

Calma

Inès V. Fortuny

Painting - 120 x 180 x 3.5 cm Painting - 47.2 x 70.9 x 1.4 inch

$2,997

Painting, Not all dreams come true, Djénina Hagenburger

Not all dreams come true

Djénina Hagenburger

Painting - 122 x 190 x 1 cm Painting - 48 x 74.8 x 0.4 inch

$5,428

Painting, Say cheese for the pic !, Djénina Hagenburger

Say cheese for the pic !

Djénina Hagenburger

Painting - 122 x 193 x 1 cm Painting - 48 x 76 x 0.4 inch

$5,428

Painting, Telle quelle & Sens unique, Cécile Pujol

Telle quelle & Sens unique

Cécile Pujol

Painting - 160 x 80 x 2.5 cm Painting - 63 x 31.5 x 1 inch

$3,393

Painting, Par delà les nuages & Volte-face, Cécile Pujol

Par delà les nuages & Volte-face

Cécile Pujol

Painting - 100 x 200 x 4 cm Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 1.6 inch

$5,202

Painting, Fleurs, diptyque, Gopal Dagnogo

Fleurs, diptyque

Gopal Dagnogo

Painting - 100 x 160 x 1 cm Painting - 39.4 x 63 x 0.4 inch

$7,916

Painting, Campo de pasteles, Florentina Fischer

Campo de pasteles

Florentina Fischer

Painting - 120 x 100 x 3 cm Painting - 47.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch

$2,036

Painting, 270 gr., Laura Larocca

270 gr.

Laura Larocca

Painting - 100 x 70 x 0.1 cm Painting - 39.4 x 27.6 x 0 inch

$961

Painting, Florecer, Michele Morata

Florecer

Michele Morata

Painting - 61 x 127 x 4.6 cm Painting - 24 x 50 x 1.8 inch

$4,000

Painting, Camino, Michele Morata

Camino

Michele Morata

Painting - 61 x 127 x 4.6 cm Painting - 24 x 50 x 1.8 inch

$4,000

Sculpture, My favorite moment and Some days that’s me, Alex Hodge

My favorite moment and Some days that’s me

Alex Hodge

Sculpture - 11.4 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm Sculpture - 4.5 x 6 x 3 inch

$400

Painting, Showoff, Newel Hunter

Showoff

Newel Hunter

Painting - 40.6 x 101.6 x 1.3 cm Painting - 16 x 40 x 0.5 inch

$2,950

Painting, Nighttime fearlessness 7, Nestor Toro

Nighttime fearlessness 7

Nestor Toro

Painting - 76.2 x 121.9 x 1.8 cm Painting - 30 x 48 x 0.7 inch

$4,030

Painting, The Flow of Blue (diptych), Maria Bacha

The Flow of Blue (diptych)

Maria Bacha

Painting - 89.9 x 180.1 x 4.1 cm Painting - 35.4 x 70.9 x 1.6 inch

$4,867

Painting, Im following you, diptych, Laurent Proneur

Im following you, diptych

Laurent Proneur

Painting - 121.9 x 152.4 x 5.1 cm Painting - 48 x 60 x 2 inch

$40,100

Painting, Untitled Dyptique, Hugo Isaac

Untitled Dyptique

Hugo Isaac

Painting - 80 x 160 x 3.1 cm Painting - 31.5 x 63 x 1.2 inch

$2,601

Painting, Like-Minded Diptych, Newel Hunter

Like-Minded Diptych

Newel Hunter

Painting - 61 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm Painting - 24 x 60 x 1.5 inch

$5,700

Painting, Headbangers Diptych, Newel Hunter

Headbangers Diptych

Newel Hunter

Painting - 101.6 x 152.4 x 3.8 cm Painting - 40 x 60 x 1.5 inch

$9,100

Painting, Meeting in the Middle Diptych, Newel Hunter

Meeting in the Middle Diptych

Newel Hunter

Painting - 61 x 121.9 x 3.8 cm Painting - 24 x 48 x 1.5 inch

$5,250

Diptych Artworks

Think that triptychs and diptychs are only religious artworks? Not at all! Two-piece artworks can be made in all kinds of media such as painting, drawing or photography. In modern and contemporary art, some works are imagined and arranged in two parts. Artists also create optical illusions which imitate diptychs by splitting the painting in two. Thanks to these two part artworks, these works of art will bring depth and volume to your interior. Since Andy Warhol's famous 'Marilyn Diptych', duo works have never been out of fashion

A diptych ("di" meaning two and "ptyche" meaning fold in Greek) is any object with two flat plates attached at a hinge. Diptychs are usually 2D works composed of 2 pieces. They are completed in a variety of media including painting, photography and drawing, and also represent all types of subject matter including, portraits, landscapes and abstract art. 

Diptychs have been a popular art form amongst artists for centuries. Generally there is a link between the panels, where subjects often engage with or look at each other from the two sections. Alternatively, it could depict a single work that is continued across the two parts. This means the diptych could provide two alternative viewpoints of a single scene, or share the same color and composition but show two different themes. In art history, the diptych was used to present certain scenarios. These were often scenes of marriage (husband and wife on different panels), life and death or wealth and poverty. 

In modern and contemporary art, some works are imagined and arranged in two. Artists also create “trompes l'oeil" (literally means “deceive the eye") which are optical illusions that imitate diptychs by splitting the painting in two. This can be as simple as applying a straight line through the centre of the work. In Late Antiquity, "consular diptychs" were made to mark an individual's election as Roman consul. These were created in wood, ivory or metal. 

The diptych was additionally used in early Christian literature to tell stories of saints, Christ and the Virgin Mary. The form facilitated the transportation of these stories, since it could be closed like a book to preserve its interior. 

Diptychs were additionally present in classical and modern art (of the 20th century). However, very few old pieces of this art form survived, and those that did are kept in the most renowned museums worldwide

In 1935, King Richard II commissioned the Wilton Diptych, a small portable diptych and extremely rare Medieval religious painting from England. It is now in the National Gallery in London.  Measuring 53 x 37 cm, the Baltic oak panels depict a kneeling Richard II on one panel, praying to the Virgin Mary on the other. 

The Louvre has the Diptych of Jean Carondelet in its possession, which was created by Jean Gossaert in 1517. The diptych is a work of private devotion, yet underlines the Flemish painter's talent for portraiture. Jean Carondelet is shown praying towards the right panel where an image of the Virgin Mary is also painted. However, unlike the Wilton Diptych, this is actually a double diptych as the back of the piece is painted with a coat of arms and a skull (vanitas). 

Alternatively, one of the most famous diptychs only dates back to 1962, and was completed by Pop art master, Andy Warhol.  His famous “Marilyn Diptych" shows two serigraphs: one in color and one in black and white. According to the Tate, this “evokes [Marilyn Monroe's] ubiquitous presence in the media. The contrast of vivid colour with black and white, and the effect of fading in the right panel are suggestive of the star's mortality."

Discover the art of the diptych in all its forms with this unique selection from Artsper! Uncover the abstract painting of Tommaso Fattovich, the quirky messages of Agnès Thurnauer, the vibrant compositions of Novi Lim, the enchanting colors of Ron Halfant, the maritime views of Ana Hefco or the meditative photographs of Serge Hamad.

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