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Source Image: PR500_04_18 of Orvieto Cathedral

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Description

Detail of an angel.

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

Location

Original Location
Orvieto 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The wing has been blocked out using the flat chisel. This stage would usually be followed by the detailing.

Notes

The angel is in the process of being finished. For an angel whose wings have been completed see PR500_04_19.

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