In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Happy Prince is a statue in the city square, a statue covered in gold leaf and crusted in gems.
- For spiritual nourishment there were halls of worship filled with statues of the Buddha.
- However, it is very brittle and difficult to rework, and therefore not generally used to cast statues.
- The only outward sign that the house could belong to a rider are two bronze statues of horses by the fountain on the front lawn.
- The white marble from which Michelangelo carved his statues came from these mountains.
- He is best known for public statues, including several in prominent positions in London.
- They may look like lifeless statues or figures made of plastic bricks, but they are still the class enemy.
- The bronze statue of Sir David has already been cast, and is now been giving its final burnishing.
- One of the most stunning series of objects was a set of small bronze statues of horses.
- Gilded statues and carvings adorn the walls and pilgrims come from far and wide.
- The catalogue fails to note that the statue of Darius displayed is a reproduction.
- Practically every store now stocks figurines and statues of the cheerful young god.
- He was to be paid twelve dollars a month, and to be allowed two years in which to carve a statue.
- On the upper shelf is the figure of Hercules after the statue in the Palazzo Farnese.
- From photographs Colin then set to work creating the three five-metre high bronze statues.
- James Boyle is correct about Edinburgh's lack of statues of great literary figures.
- Could it be a clue to how the Ancient Greeks produced those massive bronze statues?
- The sculptor Antonio Canova used classical statues as the basis for his figures of modern men and women.
- These are occupied by casts of statues found in other parts of the town.
- The statue itself, carved by Onslow Ford, is a cause of some controversy in its own right.
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