CARVING . To carve (A.S. ceorfan: connected with Gr. yp6. i tv) is to cut, whatever the material; but apart from the domestic sense of carving
See also:meat, the word is more particularly associated with the
See also:art of sculpture . The name of sculptor (see SCULPTURE) is commonly reserved for the
See also:great masters of the art, especially in
See also:stone and marble, while that of carver is given to the artists or workmen who execute the sub-
See also:ordinate decorations of architecture .
JONATHAN CARVER (c. 1725-1780)
CARVING AND GILDING
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