Definition of iconographical in US English:



  • See iconography

    • ‘Twelve sets of drawings enhance our understanding of iconographical details and make the discussion easier to follow.’
    • ‘Paintings (or rather pictures - it's often hard to see the difference) usually have some significant internal, technical, symbolic, iconographical detail which belongs to a tradition of other comparable things.’
    • ‘The decorative, formal and iconographical nature of the artworks veil the confused personal tensions always present in relationships.’
    • ‘Or else, they may appear as a goon squad, gate-crashing an art gallery, seizing and burning contemporary paintings that they find contrary to their iconographical tastes.’
    • ‘This meticulous preservation of historical prototypes from copy to copy articulates a distinctly iconographical realism.’