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ID: 300195523
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300195523

 

Record Type: concept
theme (<historical, theoretical, and critical concepts>, <concepts in the arts and humanities>, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: An underlying intent or meaning in a work of visual or literary art; also a motif, subject, or idea repeated in a number of artistic works.
 
Terms:
theme (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
thema (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
tema (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <concepts in the arts and humanities>
........ <concepts in the arts and humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of <historical, theoretical, and critical concepts>
............ <historical, theoretical, and critical concepts> (G)
Hierarchy of theme
................ theme (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een onderliggende bedoeling of betekenis van een beeldend of literair kunstwerk; ook een motief, onderwerp of idee dat in een aantal artistieke werken wordt herhaald. 
Spanish ..... Una intención o significado fundamental en una obra de arte visual o literario, también un motivo, materia o idea repetido en un cierto número de obras artísticas. 

Sources and Contributors:
tema............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
...........  Fatás y Borrás, Diccionario de términos de Arte y elementos de Arqueología, Heráldica y Numismática (1997)
thema............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
theme............  [VP Preferred]
..............  Abrams, Glossary of Literary Terms (1988) 111
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Art Information Task Force - 6/91
..............  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987) 2: unifying or dominant idea, motif, etc. as in a work of art
..............  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) 4c: visual motif or figr that forms by reptition or variation a comp. of desing in the visual arts
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  Ocvirk et al., Art Fundamentals (1981) 24, Visual element repeated, simi. to theme or melody in musical comp.; motif
............  Preble and Preble, Artforms (1989) used in sense that AITF does; iconography
............  Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale hedendaags Nederlands (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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