Origin of statue
Examples from the Web for statue
Contemporary Examples of statue
Workers built a temporary rail track through the city to move the statue in a process that took three days.Florence Preps ‘David’ for the Big One
Barbie Latza Nadeau
December 25, 2014
None of us were interested in making a film about a speech, a statue, or all that good stuff; it was about getting underneath it.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History
December 15, 2014
To Bartholdi, his statue meant a commemoration of Liberty attained.
But even amid those early protests, the Statue of Liberty was doing her job.
The Statue of Liberty would serve as the north star of our behavior.
Historical Examples of statue
The statue is ten feet high, and weighs three and one-half tons.Lives of Girls Who Became Famous
Sarah Knowles Bolton
The statue of Tsong Kapa is said to have been constructed seventy-two years ago, and to have cost as much as one of gold.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)
Nails may be driven into the statue on week-days between 11 and 1, and on Sundays between 10 and 5.
When the crowd leaves the temple, Dmtrios snatches the necklace from the statue and disappears.The Complete Opera Book
This, after some pondering, I concluded to represent Pygmalion, as he awaited the quickening of his statue.Phantastes
Word Origin for statue
c.1300, from Old French statue (12c.), from Latin statua "image, statue," prop. "that which is set up," back-formation from statuere "to cause to stand, set up," from status "a standing, position," from stare "to stand" (see stet). The children's game of statues is attested from 1906.