Translation of reredos in Spanish:


retablo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɛrədɑs//ˈrɪrəˌdɑs//ˈrɪədɒs/


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    retablo masculine
    • Among the main features of the interior are the magnificent rood screen, reredos and font canopy of Frosterley marble.
    • Facing the altar, the reredos overwhelm the viewer's vision with rows upon rows of imposing carved saints and prophets.
    • But what strikes most visitors is the dramatic altar and reredos, or carved altarpiece, with tall statues of saints backed by scarlet curtains.
    • After a stroll through the attractive gardens, members visited the baroque church with its splendid reredos from Venice and Italian wall paintings.
    • The sanctuary is emphasised by marble steps, a stone reredos and an altar enriched with candlesticks and an impressive blue enamelled altar cross.