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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ICONOGRAPHY

With these distinguished names the iconography of the Goncourts concludes.

This appears to explain in general terms the sources of iconography.

I shall not attempt to reconstruct the iconography of the Maid.

It occurs frequently in Greek, but only seldom in Latin or Western iconography.

A few more years and even these old cities will be transformed and seen no more except in the pages of this iconography.

The expert in the iconography of the saints will find scope for his science in the interpretation of the various symbols.

The mystery plays gave to the iconography of the late XV century its realistic character.

The best artists go astray when they fail to obtain their ideas of Christian iconography from a qualified ecclesiastic.

The history of engraving is a part of iconography, and various histories of the art exist in different languages.

He has not fared well in Chinese iconography which represents him as an enormously fat smiling monk.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Medieval Latin iconographia, from Greek eikonographia "sketch, description," from eikon (see icon) + -graphia (see -graphy). Related: Iconographic.