One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An artist who makes sculptures.
carver, modellerView synonyms
- ‘By this time the membership stood at about 90, embracing painters and sculptors of every persuasion.’
- ‘Every year it brings together an eclectic artistic mix of professionals and amateurs, traditional and avant-garde, young and old, British and international, sculptors, painters, architects, printmakers.’
- ‘Some of you will be sculptors, others sketchers, others explorers of new forms of art.’
- ‘The stories of human dependence on plants was worked into the shaping of the site with the help of artists and sculptors.’
- ‘Some were painters or sculptors, others had a more craftsmanship background as mask or puppet makers.’
- ‘Italian architects and sculptors were imported, including Bartolommeo Berecci and Giovanni Maria Padovano.’
- ‘For over a century, according to legend, generations of sculptors expressed their ingenuity, skills, and religious consciousness.’
- ‘The workshop participants became spectators as the two sculptors began crafting 24-inch figures in clay from a model.’
- ‘Rock reliefs carved by the sculptors of the Assyrian kings mark the terrain across the northern Iraqi countryside.’
Mid 17th century: from Latin, from sculpt- ‘hollowed out’, from the verb sculpere.
1A faint southern constellation (the Sculptor or Sculptor's Workshop), between Grus and Cetus.
- 1.1as genitive Sculptoris /skəlpˈtôris/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Sculptor.‘the star Delta Sculptoris’
- 1.1as genitive Sculptoris /skəlpˈtôris/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Sculptor.
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