trophaeal

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trophaeal (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of trophæal.
    • 2000: Deborah Chasman and Edna Chiang [eds.], Drawing Us In: How We Experience Visual Art, page 94 (Beacon Press; ISBN 0807066060, 9780807066065)
      I want to conclude with an observation based on a contrast between the art of the First Johannesburg Biennale and the trophaeal art that almost concurrently went on display at the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg — art the Russian troops had taken away from a Germany defeated as an emblem of that defeat.