Acanthus mollis leaf; in both this and A. spinosus the leaf forms are rather
variable. The acanthus is one of the most common plant forms to make foliage
ornament and decoration.
A common plant of the Mediterranean, whose stylized leaves form the
characteristic decoration on Corinthian and Composite capitals; also appears on
Nov 26, 2012 ... http://www.woodcarvingworkshops.tv In this introductory lesson, you'll learn a
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In architecture and decorative arts, a stylized ornamental motif based on a
characteristic Mediterranean plant with jagged leaves, Acanthus spinosus. It was
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Acanthus definition, any of several plants of the genus Acanthus, of the
Mediterranean region, having spiny or toothed leaves and showy, white or
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Dec 5, 2010 ... You can find acanthus leaves decorating Medieval manuscripts and wood
carvings, so there were quite few periods of art since that haven't ...
Oct 21, 2012 ... The Acanthus Leaf. Acanthus leaf carved in wood. Of all the ornamental designs
which have been borrowed from nature, the Akanthos is the ...
ever recurring employment of the acanthus leaf? If we compare it with the other
leaves which have found their application in the Arts, the difference is im.