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n. pl. i·co·nog·ra·phies
a. Pictorial illustration of a subject.
b. The collected representations illustrating a subject.
2. A set of specified or traditional symbolic forms associated with the subject or theme of a stylized work of art.
3. A treatise or book dealing with iconography.

[Late Latin īconographia, description, verbal sketch, from Medieval Greek eikonographiā : eikono-, icono- + -graphiā, -graphy.]

i′co·nog′ra·pher n.
i·con′o·graph′ic (ī-kŏn′ə-grăf′ĭk), i·con′o·graph′i·cal adj.


[ˌaɪkɒˈnɒgrəfəʳ] Niconógrafo/a m/f
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At 10 a.m., apprentice iconographer Georgia Briggs, along with graphic designer Andrew Ritchey, will give a talk called "Icon Reading 101: The Visual Language of Holy Images." This talk will focus on symbols and other conventions that are typically seen in icons.
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