A guide to major sources of information for researching the art of the renaissance.
The structure and surface decoration of this frame have been intensively studied by christine powell and zoë allen, frame and woodwork conservators at the v & a, in their book, italian renaissance frames at the v & a, 2010, to which this article is indebted for all information as to its physical.
Iconography, as a branch of art history renaissance mythological painting was in theory reviving the iconography of the ancient world.
Religious symbolism and iconography: of symbols and symbolical complexes as well as the rationalization of myth have been in evidence at least since the renaissance.
Introduction to medieval iconography learn how the representations of god, the holy spirit, the virgin mary, and christ, developed during the middle ages. The words “iconology” and “iconography” are often confused, and they have never been given definitions accepted by all iconographers and iconologists panofsky 1955 (cited under general overviews) defined “iconography” as the study of subject matter in the visual arts and “iconology.
Iconography in the renaissance most religious western art was intended to be seen and understood by as wide an audience as possible during the renaissance however, especially in 15th-century painting, iconography became highly sophisticated - in many cases it seems deliberately ambiguous and is often hard to understand.
In the western approach to sacred art (such as those from the renaissance) the / the history & symbolism of iconography the history & symbolism of iconography. Iconographic analysis panofsky brought his immense learning to the study of many subjects, but most of all to the study of renaissance art.