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Source Image: PR500_05_17 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Drawing of the blocks which make up Panel 4.

Monument
Orvieto Cathedral 
Monument Type
Architecture 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 1290 - ad 1591 
Keywords
Block Division  
Collections
Orvieto  

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Block joint

Process
Placement
Description
Smaller blocks were used for the construction of the lower half, larger blocks higher up and placed in a more organised fashion. This suggests a change in the source for the materials. The dots show where the carving was affected by the placement of the blocks.

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