Definition of sculpture. Meaning of sculpture. Synonyms of sculpture

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Definition of sculpture

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
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
- the study of ancient roman sculpture is complicated by its relation to gr**** sculpture . most famous gr**** sculptures, such as the apollo
- 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.
- baroque sculpture is the sculpture ****ociated with the baroque cultural movement . in baroque sculpture, groups of figures ****umed new
- cl****ical sculpture refers loosely to the forms of sculpture from ancient greece and ancient rome , as well as the ****enized and
- marble sculpture is the art of creating three-dimensional forms from marble. sculpture is among the oldest of the arts. even before