Though he painted altarpieces and other religious panels (the only signed work is a diptych with the Carrying of the Cross and Vanitas, 1560; Bonn, Rheinisches Landesmus.), he is best known for his portraits.
In 1864, Kunisada died and Kunichika designed two memorial prints - one as a diptych - of the deceased master.
The names of the two families are preserved on the two leaves of an ivory diptych , respectively in the Victoria and Albert, and Cluny, Museums.
The painting, divided in half vertically, resembles a diptych .
It is therefore difficult even for an expert to recognize if a single sheet print was originally part of a diptych or a triptych.
The painting may originally have served as the left panel of a small-scale portable diptych - the right side would have depicted a donor in adoration.
Adorned with pearls, distracted or in reverie, a plump child with pointed ears and a pale blue face graces one panel of Diane's Puppies as though unaware of her companion at play in the other panel of the diptych .
For that reason one is amused rather than taken aback by a Flemish diptych of the turn of the fifteenth century from the Catharijneconvent in Utrecht.
David Bierk's long romance with art history was evident in this show of 21 oil paintings, mostly diptychs and triptychs, which included, among other things, reproductions of specific well-known paintings.
Altarpieces and private devotional diptychs were commissioned from the painters de Beaumetz, Jean Malouel, Henri Bellechose, and Melchior Broederlam, all of whom were court painters at various times.