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to be had for the 1st time in English, An Introduction to Iconography explains the ways in which artists use references and allusions to create that means. The publication provides the historic, theoretical, and useful elements of iconography and ICONCLASS, the great iconographical indexing process constructed via Henri van de Waal. It offers specific emphasis to the heritage of iconography, personification, allegory, and logos, and the literary assets that tell iconographic readings, and comprises annotated bibliographies of books and magazine articles from around the globe which are linked to iconographic research.
The writer of various articles and a four-volume reference paintings on Italian prints, Roelof van Straten is at present engaged on an iconographic index masking the prints of Goltzius and his school.

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