Iconography, in art history, is described by Encarta Encyclopedia as, ''the meaning of works of art conveyed by the specific objects or figures that the artist chooses to portray.'' The study of iconography in any piece of artwork is a daunting task for anyone, more than ever for a first semester Art History student. This task becomes even more difficult since iconography is most closely associated with paintings, particularly religious paintings during the Renaissance
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