Iconclass

Short Title: 
Iconclass
Provider: 
Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentation (RKD)
Description: 
Iconclass is a subject-specific classification system. It is a hierarchically ordered collection of definitions of objects, people, events and abstract ideas that serve as the subject of an image. Art historians, researchers and curators use it to describe, classify and examine the subject of images represented in various media such as paintings, drawings and photographs.
Category: 
Event Name Authority
Category: 
Subject Name Authority