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In religious architecture a gallery is an upper storey over an aisle opening on to the nave; it is also called a tribune. In secular architecture the term denotes a long, narrow room used for the display of pictures and sculpture, commonly found in larger Elizabethan and Jacobean houses. A gallery is also a room or building devoted to the display of works of art. In Italy a shopping arcade is called a galleria.

Subjects: Art.


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