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Source Image: PR924_3_1 of Laboratorio Morseletto

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Description

Roughing-out a statue of Neptune on a block of limestone 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
Roughing-out
Tool
Saw
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
The sculptor here is using an air hammer with a saw end to remove any excess material from around the form that he has drawn on the block before he starts of the figure itself.

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