Definition of sculpture. Meaning of sculpture. Synonyms of sculpture

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Definition of sculpture

Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), n. [L. sculptura: cf. F. sculpture.] 1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc., into statues, ornaments, etc., or into figures, as of men, or other things; hence, the art of producing figures and groups, whether in plastic or hard materials. 2. Carved work modeled of, or cut upon, wood, stone, metal, etc. There, too, in living sculpture, might be seen The mad affection of the Cretan queen. --Dryden.
Sculpture Sculp"ture (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sculptured; p. pr. & vb. n. Sculpturing.] To form with the chisel on, in, or from, wood, stone, or metal; to carve; to engrave. Sculptured tortoise (Zo["o]l.), a common North American wood tortoise (Glyptemys insculpta). The shell is marked with strong grooving and ridges which resemble sculptured figures.

Meaning of sculpture from wikipedia

- sculpture in stone survives far better than works of art in perishable materials, and often represents the majority of the surviving works
- sculpture is a feature of many of the s**** of mollusks. it is three-dimensional ornamentation on the outer surface of the s****, as
- ancient gr**** sculpture is the sculpture of ancient greece . modern scholarship identifies three major stages. they were used to depict
- a statue is a sculpture representing one or more people or animals (including abstract concepts allegorically represented as people or
- the study of roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to gr**** sculpture . many examples of even the most famous gr**** sculptures,
- architectural sculpture is the term for the use of sculpture by an architect and/or sculptor in the design of a building, bridge,
- the sculpture of ****an started from the clay figure. ****anese sculpture received the influence of the silk road culture in the 5th
- primary media in the gothic period included sculpture , panel painting , stained gl**** , fresco and illuminated m****cript s.
- the term monumental sculpture is often used in art history and criticism, but not always consistently. it combines two concepts, one of
- baroque sculpture is the sculpture ****ociated with the baroque cultural movement . in baroque sculpture, groups of figures ****umed new