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Iconography: General Iconography

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The tabs above offer various types of resources for your research in iconography, including dictionaries and encyclopedias of specific symbols, books about symbols in art, journal articles, image databases, websites, and important print indexes with examples of works depicting objects used as symbols.

  Be sure to consult other related subject guides in the areas of Art & Art History, Classical Mythology, Classical Studies, etc.

         
Jan van Eyck. The Arnolfini Portrait, 1434.

Guides to the Study of Iconography

Dictionaries of Symbols

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