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Source Image: PR500_02_09 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Detail of flat chisel marks on the background. A face and beard are visible on the left hand side.

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

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Smoothing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The marks of a flat chisel are visible in the background. The intention was to create a smooth, flat surface.

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