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Source Image: PR500_04_19 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
Detailing
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The feathers of the wing have been added using the flat chisel. This is the final stage of the process and follows the blocking out.

Notes

For an angel whose wings have been blocked out but not finished see PR500_04_18.

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