from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One versed in iconology: one who makes a specialty of the study and identification of statues, painted or engraved likenesses, etc.


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  • Well, that was a speculation that would have to wait for a twenty first century Marxian-Darwinian iconologist, one who began with the invention of the computer and the discovery of the gene as taken-for-granted "discourse networks" (to echo Friedrich Kittler's phrase).

    The Last Formalist, or W.J.T. Mitchell as Romantic Dinosaur

  • The iconologist will be grateful for the chapter on 'The Apotheosis of Newton in Art,' for that on 'The Manufacture of the Past in Nineteenth-Century Painting,' and for its sequel on 'The Old Masters in Nineteenth-Century French Painting.'

    Back from Oblivion

  • Panofsky, "Though Panofsky is considered the" ur-iconologist, "his methodology was diverse and is difficult to summarize.

    Museum Blogs


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