ico·​nog·​ra·​pher ˌī-kə-ˈnä-grə-fər How to pronounce iconographer (audio)
: a maker of figures or drawings especially of a conventional type
: a student of iconography

Examples of iconographer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For three decades, the iconographer Mark Doox has explored anti-Blackness in America and in the church. New York Times, 29 Feb. 2024 According to the official royal website, iconographer Aidan Hart designed a three-sided structure that has a sentimental panel sewn in the front. Adrianna Freedman, Good Housekeeping, 7 May 2023 Designed by iconographer Aidan Hart and managed by the Royal School of Needlework, the screen took inspiration from the stained glass sanctuary window in the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace, which was gifted by the Livery Companies to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee in 2002. Kelsey Mulvey, House Beautiful, 7 May 2023 The icons — painted by a master iconographer at a monastery in Mount Athos onto pieces of canvas sized to fit niches in the church’s interior — began arriving in diplomatic pouches. Jane Margolies, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Dec. 2022 Other panels include scenes from Sept. 11, like the burning twin towers and some of the firefighters and police officers who died in the rescue effort, which the iconographer, known as Father Lukas, painted from photographs. Jane Margolies, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Dec. 2022 The upstart Tudor dynasty and its heretic kingdom needed a thoroughly modern iconographer. Dominic Green, WSJ, 15 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of iconographer was in 1888

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“Iconographer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/iconographer. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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