Stat"u*a*ry (?), n.; pl. Statuaries (#). [L. statuarius, n., fr. statuarius, a., of or belonging to statues, fr. statua statue: cf. F. statuaire. See Statue.]
One who practices the art of making statues.
On other occasions the statuaries took their subjects from the poets.
2. [L. statuaria (sc. ars): cf. F. statuaire.]
The art of carving statues or images as representatives of real persons or things; a branch of sculpture.
Sir W. Temple.
A collection of statues; statues, collectively.
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