This, however, was nothing to a sculptor
like Vampa; he examined the broken stock, calculated what change it would require to adapt the gun to his shoulder, and made a fresh stock, so beautifully carved that it would have fetched fifteen or twenty piastres, had he chosen to sell it.
I was horribly vexed and apologized for that intrusion, saying that the fellow was a future great sculptor
and perfectly harmless; but he had been swallowing lots of night air which had got into his head apparently.
Bucket; "and a friend of mine that you'll hear of one day as a Royal Academy sculptor
would stand something handsome to make a drawing of your proportions for the marble.
I knew in my younger days the sculptor
who made the statue of the youth which stands in the public garden.
My own idea is, that this terrific object was a freak of fancy on the part of some old-world sculptor
, and that its presence had suggested to the Kukuanas the idea of placing their royal dead under its awful presidency.
It was a figure that might have appealed more to the sculptor
than to the costumier.
Rault, the sculptor
, only placed them in position in 1526, and received twenty francs for his pains.
Some little time ago he purchased from Morse Hudson two duplicate plaster casts of the famous head of Napoleon by the French sculptor
Ovation after ovation, applause warm and prolonged, had greeted the officers and friends of Colonel Shaw, the sculptor
But what was still stranger, though of this Prince Andrew said nothing to his sister, was that in the expression the sculptor
had happened to give the angel's face, Prince Andrew read the same mild reproach he had read on the face of his dead wife: "Ah, why have you done this to me?
He handled lawyers, courts and executors as a sculptor
handles his modeling clay.
It was nevertheless greatly admired by ignorant travellers of all classes; partly on account of its imposing size, and partly on account of the number of variously-coloured marbles which the sculptor
had contrived to introduce into his design.