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Source Image: PR924_3_9 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
The basic design for this lion was first drawn on to the stone and this can still be seen on the face. A grid used to guide the carver was also drawn on to the surface and reapplied after each stage of carving.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Roughing-out
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
The actual roughing-out of the form has been done with a two-toothed tooth chisel.

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