subject matterin the 19th-century German school of art historical study, and from this meaning were derived the terms iconography and iconology.
See A. Schröder, Introduction to Icons (tr. 1967) K. Weitzmann et al., ed., A Treasure of Icons (tr. 1968) H. Skrobucha, The World of Icons (tr. 1971) D. and T. T. Rice, Icons and Their History (1974).
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