sculpture a head

een kop beeldhouwen

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  • sculpture a head — carve a head, whittle the shape of a head …   English contemporary dictionary

  • head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 — The Biblical and Talmudic Periods Within the general context of the problem of representational art among the Jews in antiquity, sculpture, together with medals and seals , was in a special category. The Bible (Ex. 20:4) forbade the graven image… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • sculpture — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Art of carving or sculpting Nouns 1. sculpture, sculpting, sandblasting; plastic arts; [stone or wood] carving; installation. 2. statuary, statue, colossal; statuette, bust, head (see representation);… …   English dictionary for students

  • head — headlike, adj. /hed/, n. 1. the upper part of the body in humans, joined to the trunk by the neck, containing the brain, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. 2. the corresponding part of the body in other animals. 3. the head considered as the center of… …   Universalium

  • head — [[t]hɛd[/t]] n. 1) anat. the anterior or upper part of the vertebrate body, containing the skull with mouth, eyes, ears, nose, and brain 2) zool. the corresponding part of the body in invertebrates 3) the head considered as the center of the… …   From formal English to slang

  • sculpture — noun a bronze sculpture Syn: model, carving, statue, statuette, figure, figurine, effigy, bust, head, likeness …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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 — Synonyms and related words: abstract art, art, art form, artist, arts and crafts, arts of design, assemble, autolithograph, be a printmaker, block out, bronze, bust, calligraphy, carve, carving, cast, cave art, ceramics, character, chase, chisel …   Moby Thesaurus


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