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a wooden sculpture

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  • Sculpture — • In the widest sense of the term, sculpture is the art of representing in bodily form men, animals, and other objects in stone, bronze, ivory, clay and similar materials Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sculpture     Sculpture …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sculpture — Sculptor redirects here. For the constellation, see Sculptor (constellation). For other uses, see Sculpture (disambiguation). The Dying Gaul, a Roman marble copy of a Hellenistic work of the late 3rd century BCE Capitoline Museums, Rome …   Wikipedia

  • sculpture — sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …   Universalium

  • Sculpture of the United States — The history of sculpture in the United States reflects the country s 18th century foundation in Roman republican civic values as well as Protestant Christianity.Decorative artThe art of the silversmith reflected the spiritual values of the… …   Wikipedia

  • sculpture — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abstract, figurative ▪ ancient, classical, modern ▪ relief ▪ The frieze shows ancient Greek relief sculpture at its most inventive …   Collocations dictionary

  • sculpture —    The outcome of the Civil War led to the official encouragement of a pseudo imperial style in the visual arts, including sculpture, where religious and academicist works predominated. Nevertheless, artists such as Angel Ferrant and Antoni… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary Spanish culture

  • sculpture —    Ancient Mesopotamian sculpture took two principal forms: the free standing, three dimensional statue, figurine, or bust; and the relief, a carved scene raised partially from but still attached to a flat surface, such as a wall. Statues… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Sculpture —    Early 14th century sculpture developed from Brabant regional traditions, which showed a marked affinity for the grotesque (gargoyles on Notre Dame de la Chapelle). Increased realism became apparent from the mid 14th century. The growth of… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • wooden — adj. Wooden is used with these nouns: ↑acting, ↑barracks, ↑barrel, ↑barricade, ↑bat, ↑baton, ↑bead, ↑beam, ↑bench, ↑block, ↑boat, ↑bookcase, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …   Universalium

  • Chryselephantine sculpture — Gold and fire blackened ivory fragments of a burnt Archaic chryselephantine statue Delphi Archaeological Museum Chryselephantine (from Greek χρυσός, chrysós, gold, and ελεφάντινος, elephántinos, ivory) is a term that refers to the sculptural… …   Wikipedia

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