The Making of Sculpture
The Materials and Techniques of European Sculpture
- Publication Date: November 1, 2007
- Imprint: V & A Publishing
- Trim Size: 8 1⁄2 x 10 3⁄4
- ISBN: 9781851775071
- Page Count: 192
- 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.