Making of Sculpture The Materials and Techniques of European Sculpture
The Making of Sculpture
The Materials and Techniques of European Sculpture
  • Imprint: V & A Publishing
  • Publication Date: November 1, 2007
  • Price: $45.00
  • Trim Size: 8 12 x 10 34
  • ISBN: 1-85177-507-2
  • EAN: 9781851775071
  • Page Count: 192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: North America

This is an accessible historical and technical guide to the materials and techniques of European sculpture, based on the collections at the V&A. Casting, carving, and modeling practices are explored from medieval times onwards. Each chapter concentrates on a specific material or category.

Beautiful color photography highlights the works and illustrates contemporary workshop practices.

About the author

Marjorie Trusted is Senior Curator of Sculpture in the V&A’s Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass.