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The Routledge companion to medieval iconography
The Routledge companion to medieval iconography

Routledge companions

Andrea Alciato.

Routledge companions.
Hourihane, Colum, 1955- editor.
Physical Description:
xxxii, 547 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Routledge companions

Routledge companions.
General Note:
"An Ashgate Book"--P. 1 of cover.
The great iconographers. Andrea Alciato / Ripa, the trinciante / Adlophe-Napoléon Didron (Paris 1867-Hautvilliers 1906) / Louis Réau / Émile Mâle / Aby M. Warburg: iconographer? / Fritz Saxl: transformation and reconfiguration of pagan gods in medieval art / Erwin Panofsky (1892-1968) / Charles Rufus Morey and the Index of Christian Art / Hans van de Waal, a portrait / Meyer Schapiro as iconographer / Michael Camille's queer Middle Ages / Systems and cataloguing tools. The anthropology of images / Classifying image content in visual collections: a selective history / Library of Congress subject headings / Iconclass: a key to collaboration in the digital humanities / Themes in medieval art. Religious iconography / Liturgical iconography / Secular iconography / Erotic iconography / The iconography of narrative / Political iconography and the emblematic way of seeing / Picturing the stars-scientific iconography in the Middle Ages / Medicine's image / Patronage: a useful category of art historical analysis? / Royal and imperial iconography / The iconography of architecture / Heraldic imagery, definition, and principles / Medieval maps and diagrams / The iconography of gender / Feminist art history and medieval iconography / The iconography of color / Flowers and plants, the living iconography / The iconography of light / The visual representation of music and sound / The other in the Middle Ages: difference, identity, and iconography / Animal iconography / Monstrous iconography
This companion provides a state-of-the-art assessment of the influence of the foremost iconographers, as well as the methodologies employed and themes that underpin the discipline. The first section focuses on influential thinkers in the field, while the second covers some of the best known methodologies; the third, and largest section, looks at some of the major themes in medieval art. Taken together, the three sections include over forty chapters, each of which deals with an individual topic. An introduction, historiographical evaluation and bibliography accompanies the individual essays.0The authors are recognized experts in the field, and each essay includes original analyses and/or case studies which will hopefully open the field for future research.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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