Diptych Artworks

Under the Aurora (In between frequencies) 2, Nestor Toro

Under the Aurora (In between frequencies) 2

Nestor Toro

Painting - 36 x 24 x 0.7 inch

$3,030

Prayer for nature, Xiaoyang Galas

Prayer for nature

Xiaoyang Galas

Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 1.5 inch

$2,340

Some of us are broke inside, Petrus Von Tricht

Some of us are broke inside

Petrus Von Tricht

Painting - 47.2 x 94.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,859

The dream of the tree, Banu Grote

The dream of the tree

Banu Grote

Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 inch

$875

L'un et l'autre, Nani Champy-Schott

L'un et l'autre

Nani Champy-Schott

Sculpture - 8.7 x 14.2 x 11.8 inch

$2,843

The Brain's Sound 2, Johnny Semaan

The Brain's Sound 2

Johnny Semaan

Painting - 27.6 x 55.1 x 0.2 inch

$2,736 $2,463

Sans titre, Gwendoline Hausermann

Sans titre

Gwendoline Hausermann

Fine Art Drawings - 9.4 x 13 inch

$492

Light and Dark, Martha Winter

Light and Dark

Martha Winter

Painting - 31.5 x 63 x 1.2 inch

$6,833

Tafust Tinit (Blue), Josep Escarrant

Tafust Tinit (Blue)

Josep Escarrant

Print - 23.6 x 33.1 x 0 inch

$546

San, Tomasz Mistak

San

Tomasz Mistak

Painting - 51.2 x 70.9 x 1.2 inch

$2,733

Hase, Gelitin

Hase

Gelitin

Photography - 9.4 x 31.5 x 2 inch

$2,351

Imperfect Diptych, Roy Lichtenstein

Imperfect Diptych

Roy Lichtenstein

Print - 46.3 x 91 inch

$65,597

Predelle (abstract #1), Agnès Thurnauer

Predelle (abstract #1)

Agnès Thurnauer

Painting - 21.7 x 27.2 inch

$10,386

6°51' N, 158°13'E, Stéphane Spach

6°51' N, 158°13'E

Stéphane Spach

Photography - 23.6 x 63 x 0.2 inch

$3,280

Infinity, Mazarine Memon

Infinity

Mazarine Memon

Painting - 22 x 28 x 1.6 inch

$4,974

Untitled III and Untitled I Diptych, Mauricio Velez

Untitled III and Untitled I Diptych

Mauricio Velez

Photography - 60 x 80 x 0.1 inch

$7,000

System failed, Marie-Anne Decamp

System failed

Marie-Anne Decamp

Painting - 63.8 x 78.7 x 1.2 inch

$2,077

Mar negro I & II, Jaime Sicilia

Mar negro I & II

Jaime Sicilia

Painting - 15.7 x 31.5 x 3.1 inch

$2,624

Les misérables diptyque, Didier Gomez

Les misérables diptyque

Didier Gomez

Painting - 51.2 x 76.4 x 0.8 inch

$1,968

Together, Simon Bacon

Together

Simon Bacon

Painting - 37.8 x 28 x 0.8 inch

$3,235

Natural resemblance XV, Jakub Pasierkiewicz

Natural resemblance XV

Jakub Pasierkiewicz

Photography - 29.5 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch

$1,269

i1q, Kateryna Komendant

i1q

Kateryna Komendant

Painting - 31.5 x 51.2 x 1.2 inch

$4,373

Italian Landscapes, Ronald Boonacker

Italian Landscapes

Ronald Boonacker

Painting - 16.5 x 11.8 inch

$1,230

Grails, Magdalena Gronowska

Grails

Magdalena Gronowska

Painting - 15.7 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch

$3,150

Abstract Corot Diptych #1, Lisa Ford

Abstract Corot Diptych #1

Lisa Ford

Painting - 30 x 20 inch

$820

Bubble Removers. Skate Diptych, Kunstrasen

Bubble Removers. Skate Diptych

Kunstrasen

Sculpture - 32.7 x 8.3 x 1.6 inch

$831

8 X, Christophe Menager

8 X

Christophe Menager

Painting - 16.1 x 26 x 0.8 inch

$929

Salue pleureur, Patrick Baillet

Salue pleureur

Patrick Baillet

Painting - 63 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch

$11,589

Blown away, Trust.iCon

Blown away

Trust.iCon

Painting - 39.4 x 55.1 x 0.8 inch

$2,679

1 Kilomètre #5, Laure Debrosse

1 Kilomètre #5

Laure Debrosse

Photography - 19.7 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch

$1,050

Je t'aime, moi non plus - I love you, I don't either, Michel Tabori

Je t'aime, moi non plus - I love you, I don't either

Michel Tabori

Painting - 36.2 x 41.7 x 30.3 inch

$5,166

Eyes, Paul Insect

Eyes

Paul Insect

Painting - 15 x 21 x 1 inch

$19,500

King and Pauper, Runa Biswas

King and Pauper

Runa Biswas

Painting - 14.2 x 20.1 inch

$945

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

Du-Eau-Dit-Vin (diptyque)

Em'Ji

Print - 39.4 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$1,531

False dichotomy, Anne Stagg

False dichotomy

Anne Stagg

Painting - 12 x 18 x 0.2 inch

$383

S.5.2, Thibaud 1981

S.5.2

Thibaud 1981

Photography - 31.5 x 19.7 inch

$711

Y tú aparecerás en otra estrella, Diana Ocampo

Y tú aparecerás en otra estrella

Diana Ocampo

Painting - 12 x 24 x 1.5 inch

$2,405

The Golden Compass, Angela Gomes

The Golden Compass

Angela Gomes

Design - 59.1 x 118.1 x 7.9 inch

$19,132

Voyage nocturne 1 et 2, Otom

Voyage nocturne 1 et 2

Otom

Painting - 149.6 x 94.5 x 0.8 inch

$6,122

Golden Hour 15.32 & 15.33, Samuel Dejong

Golden Hour 15.32 & 15.33

Samuel Dejong

Painting - 19.7 x 23.6 x 1.6 inch

Price upon request

Blissful myth (Diptych), Tommaso Fattovich

Blissful myth (Diptych)

Tommaso Fattovich

Painting - 60 x 95.9 x 0 inch

$12,688

Hidden light - diptych gold & white, Daniela Pasqualini

Hidden light - diptych gold & white

Daniela Pasqualini

Painting - 20 x 32 x 1 inch

$1,200

Coup de foudre, David Jamin

Coup de foudre

David Jamin

Painting - 47.2 x 31.5 x 0.8 inch

$2,296

Mellow, Robert Musser

Mellow

Robert Musser

Painting - 14 x 22 x 1 inch

$315

Hot House Flowers, Robert Musser

Hot House Flowers

Robert Musser

Painting - 10 x 16 x 1 inch

$262

Snow Day, Robert Musser

Snow Day

Robert Musser

Painting - 10 x 16.1 x 1 inch

$305

Solstice Dancers, Robert Musser

Solstice Dancers

Robert Musser

Painting - 14 x 22 x 1 inch

$315

Design283 I&II, Ron Halfant

Design283 I&II

Ron Halfant

Painting - 40 x 60 x 0.6 inch

$1,699

Poetry of life - Diptych 1, Linda Coppens

Poetry of life - Diptych 1

Linda Coppens

Painting - 39.4 x 63 x 1.6 inch

$4,060

For sure, Niki Stearman

For sure

Niki Stearman

Painting - 44 x 28 x 1.5 inch

$1,650

Big sofa series 11, Du Ke

Big sofa series 11

Du Ke

Painting - 47.2 x 118.1 x 1.6 inch

$16,399

Design280, Ron Halfant

Design280

Ron Halfant

Painting - 53 x 159 x 0.01 inch

$4,244

Don’t stop the music, Maria Esmar

Don’t stop the music

Maria Esmar

Painting - 23.6 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch

$1,968

Design274 (Two abstracts), Ron Halfant

Design274 (Two abstracts)

Ron Halfant

Painting - 53 x 106 x 0.01 inch

$3,100

Summerfeeling in my garden I & II, Margret Trimborn

Summerfeeling in my garden I & II

Margret Trimborn

Painting - 23.6 x 47.2 x 1.6 inch

$3,170

Gypsy Skirt Rounded VIII, Tiberiu Soos

Gypsy Skirt Rounded VIII

Tiberiu Soos

Painting - 31.5 x 63 x 1.6 inch

$1,093

L'un et l'autre, Nani Champy-Schott

L'un et l'autre

Nani Champy-Schott

Sculpture - 11.2 x 11 x 11 inch

$2,624

Carpe Diem, Maude Ovize

Carpe Diem

Maude Ovize

Painting - 45.7 x 70.1 x 1.2 inch

$3,826 $2,870

2 - 1, Niki Stearman

2 - 1

Niki Stearman

Painting - 48 x 48 x 1.5 inch

$3,700

Composition deux éléments 187S22121, Pierre Muckensturm

Composition deux éléments 187S22121

Pierre Muckensturm

Print - 22.8 x 39.4 x 0.2 inch

$1,203

Two worlds, Mahabbeh Mowakket

Two worlds

Mahabbeh Mowakket

Painting - 7.9 x 15.7 x 1.2 inch

$2,600

Into the Lotus, Annette Smart

Into the Lotus

Annette Smart

Painting - 33.1 x 44.1 x 0.8 inch

$3,280

Terre et Mer, Nicole Azoulay

Terre et Mer

Nicole Azoulay

Painting - 28.3 x 36.2 x 0.8 inch

$2,405

Dispersion, Hoel Gwern

Dispersion

Hoel Gwern

Painting - 19.7 x 31.5 inch

$929

Feelings, Lila Maroun Frem

Feelings

Lila Maroun Frem

Painting - 7.9 x 15.7 x 0.3 inch

$1,749

Colors of the world Diptych, Caroline Vis

Colors of the world Diptych

Caroline Vis

Painting - 78.7 x 126 x 0.8 inch

$4,646

Design259-33, Ron Halfant

Design259-33

Ron Halfant

Painting - 40 x 60 x 50 inch

$1,799

Design231-77, Ron Halfant

Design231-77

Ron Halfant

Painting - 40 x 60 x 50 inch

$1,777

Design255-BB, Ron Halfant

Design255-BB

Ron Halfant

Painting - x inch

$1,655

Dynamic sunset - Diptych - Abstract landscape, Suzanne Vaughan

Dynamic sunset - Diptych - Abstract landscape

Suzanne Vaughan

Painting - 24 x 36 x 1.5 inch

$1,400

Glowing evening - Diptych - Abstract landscape, Suzanne Vaughan

Glowing evening - Diptych - Abstract landscape

Suzanne Vaughan

Painting - 24 x 36 x 1.5 inch

$1,400

Puñalada 1 y 2, Cristina Ramírez

Puñalada 1 y 2

Cristina Ramírez

Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 30.7 x 0.4 inch

$2,486

Game of Thrones, Renjie Gao

Game of Thrones

Renjie Gao

Painting - 78.7 x 118.1 x 1.6 inch

$34,985

Diptych 6, From the series All the faults of the world, Rodrigo Etem

Diptych 6, From the series All the faults of the world

Rodrigo Etem

Photography - 36.6 x 39.3 x 0.1 inch

$1,900

Diptych 4, From the series  All the faults of the world, Rodrigo Etem

Diptych 4, From the series All the faults of the world

Rodrigo Etem

Photography - 37 x 39.5 x 0.1 inch

$1,900

Diptych 4, From the series All the faults of the world, Rodrigo Etem

Diptych 4, From the series All the faults of the world

Rodrigo Etem

Photography - 36.6 x 39.3 x 0.1 inch

$1,900

Diptych 2, Rodrigo Etem

Diptych 2

Rodrigo Etem

Photography - 36.6 x 39.3 x 0.1 inch

$1,900

Opposite sides, Cátia Goffinet

Opposite sides

Cátia Goffinet

Painting - 19.7 x 31.5 x 0.1 inch

$875

Diptych 1, Rodrigo Etem

Diptych 1

Rodrigo Etem

Photography - 36.6 x 39.3 x 0.1 inch

$1,900

The Brain's Sound 3, Johnny Semaan

The Brain's Sound 3

Johnny Semaan

Painting - 27.6 x 55.1 x 0.2 inch

$2,736 $2,463

Adam & Ève, Eloy Morales

Adam & Ève

Eloy Morales

Painting - 76.8 x 94.5 x 0.8 inch

$49,197

True blue, Ana Hefco

True blue

Ana Hefco

Painting - 36 x 48 x 1.5 inch

$5,300

Universal Flowing, Martha Winter

Universal Flowing

Martha Winter

Painting - 31.5 x 63 x 1.2 inch

$6,833

Citta Samtana Diptych 295, James Verbicky

Citta Samtana Diptych 295

James Verbicky

Painting - 44.1 x 59.1 x 2 inch

$32,000

Battle Against the Invisible Enemy, Irwanto Lentho

Battle Against the Invisible Enemy

Irwanto Lentho

Painting - 55.1 x 110.2 inch

$16,370

L'enfer de l'autre, Hédy Gobaa

L'enfer de l'autre

Hédy Gobaa

Painting - 96.7 x 100 x 2 inch

$6,560

Panoramique, Ralph Resch

Panoramique

Ralph Resch

Painting - 35 x 91.3 x 0.8 inch

$2,066

Abstract 2255, Alex Senchenko

Abstract 2255

Alex Senchenko

Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 1.2 inch

$2,411

Abstract 22156, Alex Senchenko

Abstract 22156

Alex Senchenko

Painting - 39.4 x 78.7 x 1.6 inch

$2,411

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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