Q: Is a panel painting a painting made on a flat panel made of wood? ¶
A: Yes, and either a single piece, or a number of pieces joined together.
Q: Is a panel painting dossals? ¶
A: Yes, and altar fronts and crucifixes.
Q: Is a panel painting very old? ¶
A: Yes, it was a very prestigious medium in Greece and Rome, but only very few examples of ancient panel paintings have survived.