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acrolith (Greek) a statue with a wooden trunk and stone head and extremities.
acrolithic pertaining to, or like, an acrolith, a statue with a wooden trunk and stone head and extremities.
amorino (Ital.) a cupid.
anaglyph (Greek) an ornament in low relief.
anaglyphic of or like an anaglyph, an ornament in low relief.
anaglyphical of or like an anaglyph, an ornament in low relief.
anaglyphy (Greek) an ornament in low relief.
anaglyptical of or like an anaglyph, an ornament in low relief.
animalier a sculptor or painter of animal subjects.
bozzetto (Ital.) a small sketch of a projected sculpture.
canephor (Greek) a sculpted figure carrying a basket on the head.
canephora (Greek) a sculpted figure carrying a basket on the head.
canephore (Greek) a sculpted figure carrying a basket on the head.
canephorus (Greek) a sculpted figure carrying a basket on the head.
caryatic of or like a caryatid, a draped female figure supporting an entablature.
caryatid (Greek) a draped female figure supporting an entablature.
caryatidal of or like a caryatid, a draped female figure supporting an entablature.
caryatidean of or like a caryatid, a draped female figure supporting an entablature.
caryatidic of or like a caryatid, a draped female figure supporting an entablature.
coelanaglyphic in cavo-rilievo (hollow relief).
emblema (Greek) a carved or mounted ornament in relief.
entablement the platform of a pedestal, supporting a statue.
esquisse (Fr.) the first sketch of a picture or model of a statue.
fictor (Obs.) a sculptor; one who makes images from clay.
glyphic of or pertaining to carving, esp to glyphs.
glyptotheca a place for keeping sculpture.
haniwa (Japanese) Japanese clay sculptures. No -S.
herm a head of Hermes on a square stone post.
herma (Lat.) a head of Hermes on a square stone post.
hermaean of or like a herma, a head or bust of Hermes.
imboss (Obs.) to drive into a wood.
kore (Greek) an ancient Greek statue of a draped maiden.
kouros (Greek) a statue of a nude male.
lapideous of or cut in stone.
moai (Rapanui) any of the gigantic stone statues of Easter Island No -S.
modello (Ital.) an artist's detailed sketch or sculptural model for a larger work.
palmette (Fr.) an ornament (in sculpture or painting) with radiating petals like a palm leaf.
plastilina a mixture of clay with oil, zinc oxide, sulphur and wax for modelling.
priapus (Lat.) a representation of the phallus.
relievo (Ital.) a relief, a work in relief.
resculpt to sculpt again.
rilievo (Ital.) a relief, a work in relief.
sculp to sculpt; to carve.
sculpsit (Lat.) he or she sculptured this work, appended to the signature of a sculptor.
sculpt to form an image or representation of from solid material.
sculptor one that sculpts.
sculptress a woman who is a sculptor.
sculptural of or relating to sculpture.
sculpturally (Adv.) SCULPTURAL, of or relating to sculpture.
sculpture the art of carving esp in stone; (verb) to carve in stone.
sculpturesque done in the manner of or resembling sculpture.
sculpturesquely (Adv.) SCULPTURESQUE, done in the manner of or resembling sculpture.
statua (Obs.) a statue.
statuary of, relating to or suitable for sculpture.
statue a three-dimensional work of art.
statued having statues.
statuette a small statue.
stiacciato (Ital.) very low relief, as on coins.
zoophoric bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.
zoophorus (Greek) a sculptured relief frieze with a continuous pattern of men or animals.