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ID: 300263057
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263057

 

Record Type: concept
skiagraphy (<image-making processes and techniques>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name))

 

Note: In two-dimensional representation such as drawing or painting, the depiction of figures and objects in perspective with their gradations of light and shadow, using such techniques as hatching; applies particularly to architectural rendering that depicts shadows cast at a particular angle.
 
Terms:
skiagraphy (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
skiagraphic (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
sciagraphy (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
sciography (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
shadow-painting (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
skiagraphia (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
skiagrafie (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
skiagrafisch (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
skigrafía (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)
sombreado (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  K.KT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques>
............ <image-making processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of skiagraphy
................ skiagraphy (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Activities Facet
Activities Facet
Hierarchy of Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)
.... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <processes and techniques by specific type>
........ <processes and techniques by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <image-making processes and techniques>
............ <image-making processes and techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of <perspective and shading techniques>
................ <perspective and shading techniques> (G)
Hierarchy of skiagraphy
.................... skiagraphy (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... In tweedimensionale representaties als tekeningen of schilderijen: de afbeelding van figuren en objecten in perspectief met passende gradaties van licht en schaduw, waarbij technieken als arcering worden gebruikt; heeft met name betrekking op architectonische afbeeldingen waarin schaduwen worden weergegeven die onder een bepaalde hoek worden geworpen. 
Spanish ..... Representación de dos figuras y objetos en perspectiva con sus gradaciones de la luz y de la sombra, para crear la ilusión tridimensionalidad, usando las técnicas tales como el tramado; se aplica particularmente a dibujos arquitectónicos y representado por las sombras en un ángulo particular. 

Sources and Contributors:
sciagraphy............  [VP]
.......................  Curl, Encyclopedia of Architectural Terms (1993) "Sciagraph: An architectural rendering showing shadows cast at a particular angle. Sciagraphy is the method of rendering shadows."
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
sciography............  [VP]
.......................  Adeline's Art Dictionary (1891)
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
shadow-painting............  [VP]
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
skiagrafie............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
skiagrafisch............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
skiagraphia............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1991) Vol. 25, 342
.......................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) Vol. 13, 549
skiagraphy............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-) "The art of depicting or projecting shadows"
.......................  Candidate term Candidate term -- BHA -- 11/95
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
skigrafía............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
....................  TAA database (2000-)
sombreado............  [CDBP-SNPC]
....................  Ching, Diccionario Visual de Arquitectura (1997) 78
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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