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Source Image: PR924_2_6 of Laboratorio Morseletto

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Description

A part-finished putto in the Laboratorio Morseletto, Vincenza.

Monument
Laboratorio Morseletto 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Limestone (Visual identification)  
Date
bc None 
Collections
Italy  

Location

Current Location
Vicenza 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
This putto has been roughly shaped with the flat chisel all over.

Notes

The architectural detail on which this putto sits has been completely finished, while the figure itself is only roughly worked, suggesting a division of labour between figure and architectural carvers.

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