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Source Image: PR924_3_8 of Laboratorio Morseletto

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Description

Roughed-out lion 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. Guideline

Process
Laying-out
Description
In those areas where the stone has not been carved back the original sketch design can still be seen. In other areas the grid into which the whole piece has been divided can be seen and was presumably re-applied following each stage of carving.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Hard
Description
This lion has been roughed-out with an air hammer with a two-toothed tooth chisel fixed into it.

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