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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·con′o·graph′ic (ī-kŏn′ə-grăf′ĭk), i·con′o·graph′i·cal adj.
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n, pl -phies
1. (Art Terms)
a. the symbols used in a work of art or art movement
b. the conventional significance attached to such symbols
2. (Art Terms) a collection of pictures of a particular subject, such as Christ
3. (Art Terms) the representation of the subjects of icons or portraits, esp on coins
iconographic, iˌconoˈgraphical adj
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i•co•nog•ra•phy(ˌaɪ kəˈnɒg rə fi)
n., pl. -phies.
1. symbolic representation, esp. the conventional meanings attached to an image.
2. subject matter in the visual arts, esp. with reference to the conventions of treating a subject in artistic representation.
3. the study or analysis of subject matter and its meaning in the visual arts; iconology.
4. a representation or group of representations of a person, place, or thing.
[1620–30; < Medieval Latin < Greek]
i•con•o•graph•ic (aɪˌkɒn əˈgræf ɪk) i•con`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
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|Noun||1.||iconography - the images and symbolic representations that are traditionally associated with a person or a subject; "religious iconography"; "the propagandistic iconography of a despot"|
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iconography[ˌaɪkɒˈnɒgrəfɪ] N → iconografía f
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iconography[ˌaɪkəˈnɒgrəfi] n → iconographie f
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iconography[ˌaɪkɒˈnɒgrəfɪ] n → iconografia
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