Definition of sculptor
: an artist who makes sculptures
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Leo and Leona have guarded the entrance to Poet’s Canyon since sculptor Robert Paine crafted them in 1922 for the two original owners of the 34-acre estate, since expanded and now owned by a businessman who values his privacy.
Amateur painter and sculptor Harvey S. Ladew had a keen appreciation of art in many forms — painting, traditional sculpture, garden design and of course, the art of topiary.
The sculptor, Horatio Greenough, wanted to depict Washington as a Greek figure clad in a toga to compare him with those who created democracy in ancient Greece, the Smithsonian said.
Part of the store is a kind of gallery for Kirsammer, an accomplished sculptor (and owner of Chicago Comics).
A sculptor says authorities in Bangladesh have reinstalled a Lady Justice statue near the country’s Supreme Court, two days after its removal following complaints by Islamist hard-liners.
Brzezinski and his wife, sculptor Emilie Benes Brzezinski, also had two sons -- Mark, who served on the National Security Council under Bill Clinton, and Ian, who served as deputy assistant defense secretary for Europe and NATO under George W. Bush.
The Grieving Parents, a pair of statues made by the German sculptor Käthe Kollwitz stand in the cemetery.
The Meyerowitz Stories stars Sandler as Danny, an unimpressive son of sculptor Harold Meyerowitz (Dustin Hoffman), who is trying to win favor with their aging father.
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Origin and Etymology of sculptor
Latin, from sculpere
First Known Use: 1634See Words from the same year
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: a person who makes sculptures
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