from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to iconology.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to iconology


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  • G.J. Hoogewerff was, how - ever, the first to propose the word “iconology” as a name for the method of an analysis of content in a work of art (Warburg spoke of iconological analysis).


  • BERLIN - Ancient Egyptian art reflected in the work of a giant of the art of the modern day - this exhibition will open up new perspectives to us by drawing our gaze away from the iconological mode of viewing the works towards more formal essentials, thus allowing us to take a peek at the artist behind the work.

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  • “intrinsic” meaning — in Panofsky's terminology — of a work of art cannot be described in terms used by the history of art, but only in terms borrowed from the history of philosophy, of religion, of social structures, of science, and so on, the “iconological method” took for granted and provoked such a collaboration.


  • On the one hand, one spoke of “iconological diminutions” (Kubler,



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