Related Overviews

Julio González (1876—1942)

Pablo Picasso (1881—1973) Spanish painter, sculptor, and graphic artist

David Smith (1906—1965) American sculptor


See all related overviews in Oxford Index » »


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Art


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A silver-white metal that goes a familiar dark red-brown on oxidization (rust). It has been used for the manufacture of sculptural tools such as chisels, drills, files, and hammers, and forged into various ornamental forms and hollow cast as sculpture. Cast-iron sculpture is particularly associated with ancient China, but was also popular in the 19th century in Britain, France, and Germany.

Subjects: Art.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.