iconography definition

  • noun:
    • Pictorial example of a subject.
    • The gathered representations illustrating an interest.
    • a couple of specified or conventional symbolic forms associated with the topic or motif of a stylized work of art.
    • A treatise or book dealing with iconography.
    • a collection of specified or conventional symbolic forms linked to the subject or motif of a stylized style of art
    • The art or representation by images or images; the information or study of portraiture or representation, as of individuals.
    • the analysis of representative art as a whole.
    • That part of knowledge which relates to the representation of people or items through photos or statues, busts, paintings, drawings, engravings on treasures or metals, and the like.
    • The art of producing likenesses, portraits, or graphic representations; the skill of illustration.
    • Pictorial representation generally speaking; an illustrative figure or assortment of numbers.
    • the pictures and symbolic representations being traditionally associated with an individual or a topic

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