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Source Image: PR500_03_14 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Detail of unfinished head on Panel 4.

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

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Tooth Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The face is unfinished. It is worked with a flat-toothed tooth chisel, the marks of which are most visible on the cheek.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The drill used vertically is visible in the hair and the beard. The drill appears more frequently on this panel.

2. - Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Running Drill
Description
The running drill is visible in the hair, which is largely finished. The drill appears more frequently on this panel.

Notes

There is more drilling on Panel 4 than on Panels 1-3.

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