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Definition of Iconography: the study and identification, often religious, of portraits, deities and symbols along with the context and general subject matter of an artwork.



Types of Iconography & General Subjects:
- Buddhist Iconography Introduction
- Bon Iconography Introduction
- Hindu
- Gender & Iconography
- Confused Visual Subjects (List)
- Aphorisms for Iconography
- Iconic Symbols & Regional Icons
- Connoisseurship in Iconography

Jeff Watt 3-2008