iconometry

iconometry

(ˌaɪkəˈnɒmɪtrɪ)
n
measurement by an iconometer
Translations
iconométrie
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In one of its brochures, Poompuhar lists the popular types of medieval bronzes, commenting that contemporary master craftsmen "follow the age old process and canons of iconometry and iconography".
Stoddard, Paris), Iconometry in Tibetan Buddhist Art (M.
Iconometry (chag tshad) can be regarded as the central grammar of Tibetan art in order to establish the perfect form as a standard for the perfectness of mind and for the representation of the perfect Buddha nature.
Altogether the OED lists and describes 81 nouns ending in "-metry," including such sciences as altimetry, chronometry, iconometry, morphometry, optometry, radiometry, seismometry, sociometry, stylometry, volumetry, and zoometry.
For instance, a doctoral dissertation on the subject of Ganesha statues in Java utilizes iconography and computerised iconometry to draw conclusions on such subjects as differences between social groups in Java, effects of chronological change on Javanese art, and explanation of systematic differences in sculpture between Java and India.
Mosteller, in his study entitled "The Practice of Early Indian Iconometry |talamana~: The Evidence of Images and Texts," turns to modern technology in an effort to reconcile the often-conflicting evidence of visual images and the texts that specify their proper proportions.
Since very early times there were speculations and discussions on aesthetics, which came to be codified into injunctions of prescriptives or iconometry.