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Source Image: PR924_3_7 of Laboratorio Morseletto

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Description

Roughed-out statue of Neptune 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
Squaring
Tool
Saw
Description
Flat surfaces that were cut with a saw can still be seen.

2. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Description
The sketches drawn on the surface of the block to guide the carver are very clear here.

3. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
The basic form of the figure is in the process of being roughed-out with the point chisel.

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