Definitions for "Predella"
The step, or raised secondary part, of an altar; a superaltar; hence, in Italian painting, a band or frieze of several pictures running along the front of a superaltar, or forming a border or frame at the foot of an altarpiece.
Painting on vertical face of altar step.
A row of small pictures at base of a large altarpiece. (Martindale, Andrew. Gothic Art, 269)
Keywords:  footpace, see
See Footpace.
Keywords:  retable, pedestal, lower, part
Pedestal or lower part of a retable.