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sculpture-gallery

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hall or large room for the exhibition of pieces of sculpture. It differs from the picture-gallery in being usually lighted from the sides, near the top, for skylights are less suitable.

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Examples

  • He came in order to propose a visit to the sculpture-gallery.

    Shallow Soil

  • These lovely statues appeal more to the sympathy of the spectator than the medley contents of even a famous sculpture-gallery.

    The South of France—East Half

  • George Bradford stated more than once that Emerson showed little interest in the pictorial art; and after walking through the sculpture-gallery of the Vatican, he remarked that the statues seemed to him like toys.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Hawthorne felt the same disappointment after his first visit to the sculpture-gallery of the Vatican.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • He came in order to propose a visit to the sculpture-gallery.

    Shallow Soil

  • The quick movement of the story -- the succession of devices by which the wily Ulysses lures Achilles to throw off his disguise, while Deidamia strives to conceal his identity; the scenic beauties of the background, shifting from sculpture-gallery to pleasance, from pleasance to banquet-hall; the pomp and glitter of the royal train, the melting graces of Deidamia and her maidens; seemed, in their multiple appeal, to develop in Odo new faculties of perception.

    The Valley of Decision

  • George Bradford stated more than once that Emerson showed little interest in the pictorial art; and after walking through the sculpture-gallery of the

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Hawthorne felt the same disappointment after his first visit to the sculpture-gallery of the Vatican.

    The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Strange thus to escape for a time altogether from the region of human ugliness, to be as completely isolated from ill - favoured looks and uncomely gait as if we were in a sculpture-gallery of Florence!

    The Roof of France

  • A mask of a grinning Faun may still be seen in the sculpture-gallery of the Bargello at Florence, and the marble is traditionally assigned to Michelangelo.

    The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti

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