In Parliament Square and elsewhere are numerous statues, some of high merit, but it cannot be said that statuary occupies an important place in the adornment of streets and open places in London.
Two heroic groups of statuary for the building were designed by George Grey Barnard.
The church of Argues, a building of the 16th century, preserves a fine stone rood screen, statuary, stained glass and other relics of the Renaissance period.
It has one of the finest collections of casts in existence, a number of original pieces of Greek statuary, the second-best collection in the world of Aretine ware, the finest collection of Japanese pottery, and probably the largest and finest of Japanese paintings in existence.
The art museum, in Eden Park, contains paintings by celebrated European and American artists, statuary, engravings, etchings, metal work, wood carving, textile fabrics, pottery, and an excellent collection in American ethnology and archaeology.
The choir opens into a beautiful cloister, the massive vaulting of which is supported on heavy piers adorned with statuary, between which intervene slender columns arranged in pairs and surmounted by delicately carved capitals.
Mr Thornycroft's other memorials, such as the " Queen Victoria Memorial " (Karachi), the " War Memorial " (at Durban) and the " Armstrong Memorial " (at Newcastle), are well known, and his portrait statuary and medallions are numerous.
It is a noble portal, erected in 1460, apparently from designs by Fra Giocondo, with the lion of St Mark in the attic. The statuary, with Sta Giustina on the summit of the tympanum, was added in 1571 and 1578.
Deidre paced through the garden, not really interested in the blooming flowers, statuary or neat rows of hedges.
To the north-east of the new palace lies the beautiful palace park, embellished with statuary and artificial sheets of water, and extending nearly all the way to Cannstatt, a distance of over two miles.
The façade, flanked by two towers with cupolas, is decorated with arcades filled in with statuary and sculpture, the whole representing the Last Judgment.
The inner city is girdled on the south and east by the Kungspark, which contains Molin's famous group of statuary, the Belt-bucklers (Bdltespdnnare), and by the beautiful gardens of the Horticultural Society (Trddgardsforeningen).
The principal supply is in West Rutland, Proctor and Pittsford; this, the "Rutland marble," is a duller, less lustrous white, and of a greater durability than the Carrara marble, and is used largely for monuments and statuary.
After copies of such reliefs have been taken in gypsum, cement, statuary pasteboard, fossil dust mixed with vegetable oil, or some other suitable material, they are painted.
The statuary of the lateral portals, the stained glass of the 13th century, and the choir-screen of the Renaissance are all unique from the artistic standpoint.
The other three sides are lavishly decorated with statuary.
In the interior there is a fine organ and a quantity of statuary, and the vaults contain the remains of Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy, and Anne of Burgundy, daughter of John the Fearless.
The academy of San Carlos and school of fine arts (founded in 1778) likewise contains good collections of paintings and statuary.
Between Trinity College and St Stephen's Green, a large group of buildings includes the Royal Dublin Society, founded in 1683 to develop agriculture and the useful arts, with a library and gallery of statuary; the Science and Arts Museum, and the National Library, the former with a noteworthy collection of Irish antiquities; the Museum of Natural History, with a splendid collection of Irish fauna; and the National Gallery of Ireland, founded in 1853.
Round the base of it were probably disposed groups of statuary.
Among the others are two by Thomas Ball, one in statuary hall in the Capitol at Washington, and one in Boston; two - one in Rochester, N.Y., and one in Springfield, Ill.
In each age will be considered the (A) statuary, (B) reliefs, (C) painting.
(B) The reliefs are quite equal to the statuary.
The ordinary statuary of his reign is painfully stiff and poor, and there is no later work in the period worth notice.
The facade, which is flanked by two square towers without spires, has three portals decorated with a profusion of statuary, the central portal having a remarkable statue of Christ of the 13th century; they are surmounted by two galleries, the upper one containing twenty-two statues of the kings of Judah in its arcades, and by a fine rose-window.
The southern portal is remarkable for a figure of the Virgin and other statuary.
In the domain of bronze and imitation bronze statuary the originality of the French is absolutely unrivalled.
Greek faces and profiles constantly occur in ancient Buddhist statuary, and enrich almost all the larger museums in India.
It seems to have suffered severely in some manner at or about the time of the Elamite invasions, as shown by broken fragments of statuary, votive vases and the like, from that period, but at the same time to have won recognition from the Elamite conquerors, so that Eriaku (Sem.
A number of handsomely-laid-out plazas, or squares, ornamented with gardens and statuary, have been preserved; on these face the principal public buildings and churches.
Between the rotunda and the Hall of Representatives is the National Hall of Statuary (formerly the Hall of Representatives), in which each state in the Union may erect statues of two "of her chosen sons"; and between the rotunda and the Senate Chamber is the room of the Supreme Court, which until 1859 was the Senate Chamber.'
Not far from the White House is the Corcoran Gallery of Art (1894-1897; architect, Ernest Flagg), of white Georgia marble in a Neo-Grecian style, housing a collection of paintings (especially American portraits) and statuary; the gallery was founded and endowed in 1869 by William Wilson Corcoran (1798-1888) "for the perpetual establishment and encouragement of the Fine Arts."
Statuary is later; it appears to have come into existence in the 7th century, about the time when casting in metal was invented by Rhoecus of Samos.
The decorative sculpture of this epoch, whether combined with architecture or isolated in monumental statuary, ranks for grace and suavity with the best of Sansovino's.
Statuary marble has been found on the slopes of Buffavento in the northern range.
Here were found many inscriptions of Roman date and some statuary.
The interior is magnificently decorated with mosaics, mural paintings and statuary, chiefly the work of local artists.
From the south side of the Kiinigs-platz crossing the Tiergarten and intersecting the avenue from the Brandenburg Gate to Charlottenburg runs the broad Sieges-allee adorned by thirty-two groups of marble statuary representing famous rulers of the house of Hohenzollern, the gift of the emperor William II.
Hither were removed, from the old and new museums, the national gallery of pictures, the statuary of the Christian epoch and the numismatic collection.
It is in the formal French style of the period, and is adorned with fountai, -G, statuary and artificial ruins.
Statuary bronze may contain from 80 to 90% of copper, the residue being tin, or tin with zinc and lead in various proportions.
Half the realm of creative art, that of statuary, was thus suppressed at a blow; and the other half, painting, forfeited all the grace and freedom, all the capacity of new themes, forms and colours, all the development which we see in the Latin Church.
There are also numerous fragments of Roman inscriptions and statuary.
Hard landscaping details such as steps, balustrades, pond copings, statuary and urns should be conserved.
TERRACOTTA Hard, unglazed, brown, versatile earthenware which can be used as a tile or molded into statuary.
These complement contemporary architecture in the way that statuary and relief ornamentation blended with classical architecture.
It has one of the finest Victorian gardens in Britain with a colorful parterre, statuary, walks, and views.
Between 1599 and 1659 the layout of the garden was changed from the elaborate heraldic Tudor garden to four grass plats containing fine statuary.
Sit in the shade, and take inspiration from a bubbling fountain and a neat semicircle of noble Belgian statuary.
Sit high up - if bored you can always admire the unexpected statuary and mirrors decor.
Along the paths sculptures make the park an immense open air museum of classical statuary.
Greek bronze statuary: from the beginnings through the fifth century BC.
What tempted me away was the opportunity to produce a second volume on London's public statuary.
Today Memphis is a smallish enclosed park, littered with broken statuary, amid groves of dusty, spiky palm trees.
Through its witty mimicry, Thank You also acts as a parody of both monumental statuary and decorative ' corporate ' sculpture.
Quinn's recent sculptures of disabled sitters evoke the broken figures and marble materials of antique statuary.
statuary marble with carved barrel frieze.
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The statuary includes two Rogers groups, an original Truman Bartlett plaster statuette, and replicas of Leonard Volk's work.
The faÃ§ade, flanked by two towers with cupolas, is decorated with arcades filled in with statuary and sculpture, the whole representing the Last Judgment.
Cass," National Hall of Statuary, Washington; "Dr Gallaudet and his First Deaf-Mute Pupil," Washington; the colossal "Statue of the Republic," for the Columbian Exposition at Chicago; statues of Rufus Choate (Boston), John Harvard (Cambridge, Mass.), and Thomas Starr King (San Francisco, California), a memorial to the architect Richard M.
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A very large field is also opening for cast-lead work, whether associated with architecture, as in the leaden covered-way over Northumberland Street, in London (see Plate), and the fine rain-water heads of the Birmingham Law Courts (see Plate), or with the revival of the use of metal statuary and vases in gardens.
Iron, mercury, boracic acid, copper, salt, lignite, statuary marble, alabaster and Sienese earth are all found in considerable quantities, while mineral and hot springs abound, some of which (e.g.
What tempted me away was the opportunity to produce a second volume on London 's public statuary.
Quinn 's recent sculptures of disabled sitters evoke the broken figures and marble materials of antique statuary.
Louis XVI chimneypiece in statuary marble with carved barrel frieze.
This does not affect your statuary rights as a consumer.
The statuary fragments from the dump near the north dig house have been recovered in stages.
The statuary requirements of the 1995 Act are very clear.
Lord MacNaghten commented that if the navigation was worth maintaining, it should be purchased from Mr. Simpson and placed under a statuary body.
Or a statuary group of a Roman slave being fed to fishes, alive in a pool...
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The statuary includes two Rogers groups, an original Truman Bartlett plaster statuette, and replicas of Leonard Volk 's work.
They are one of the leading retail and wholesale sources for fountains, architectural mouldings, statuary, and other decorating must-haves.
Solar statuary figures act as accents during the day and lamps at night.
Plan these accessories early in your design process so that you can make sure that there is sufficient space for seating, walkways, and statuary.
You can choose a simple frame highlight with spotlights or full statuary.
The Frontalism style that prevails in statuary and paintings of ancient Egypt lends itself well to tattoo design.
In statuary, heads and bodies usually face the same direction, emphasizing symmetry and stillness.
The Domain embraces 138 acres, extending along one side of Woolloomooloo Bay and surrounding Farm Cove, in which the warships belonging to the Australian station are usually anchored; in this charming expanse of park land are the governor's residence and the National Art Gallery, which houses a splendid collection of pictures by modern artists, statuary, pottery and other objects of art.
When Massachusetts was called upon to select for Statuary Hall in the capitol at Washington two figures from the long line of her worthies, she chose as her fittest representatives John Winthrop, the type of Puritanism and state-builder, and Samuel Adams (though here the choice was difficult between Samuel Adams and John Adams) as her greatest leader in the heroic period of the War of Independence.
The township is the centre of the granite industry of the state; the quarries are near the villages of Westerly and Niantic. The granite is of three kinds: white statuary granite, a quartz monzonite, with a fine even-grained texture, used extensively for monuments; blue granite, also a quartz monzonite and also much used for monuments; and red granite, a biotite granite, reddish grey in colour and rather coarse in texture, used for buildings.'
Its large variety of trees and shrubs, including oak, hickory, elm, maple, chestnut, birch, ash, cedar, pine, larch and sumach, its flower gardens, a palm house, ponds, a lake of 61 acres for boating, skating and curling, a parade ground of 40 acres for other athletic sports, a menagerie, and numerous pieces of statuary, are among its objects of interest or beauty.
It contains, besides paintings and statuary, special collections for service in nearly all of the departments; among its purely art collections the most notable is that of J.
For statuary, and "undercut" work generally, an elastic mould - of glue and treacle (80: 20 parts) - may be used; the mould, when set, is waterproofed by immersion in a solution of potassium bichromate followed by exposure to sunlight, or in some other way.
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