iconography: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ī"ku-nog'ru-fē), [key]
— pl. -phies.
- symbolic representation, esp. the conventional meanings attached to an image or images.
- subject matter in the visual arts, esp. with reference to the conventions regarding the treatment of a subject in artistic representation.
- the study or analysis of subject matter and its meaning in the visual arts; iconology.
- a representation or a group of representations of a person, place, or thing, as a portrait or a collection of portraits.
- iconography (Thesaurus)