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Source Image: PR692_02_10 of Benedetto da Maiano's Coronation of Ferdinand II of Florence: Miscellaneous Renaissance Sculpture

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Description

Detail of a musician's face.

Monument
Florence: Miscellaneous Renaissance Sculpture 
Monument Part
Benedetto da Maiano's Coronation of Ferdinand II 
Monument Type
Statuary 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 1490 - pre ad 1553 
Keywords
Musician  
Collections
Florence  

Location

Original Location
Florence 
Current Location
Bargello Museum 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Rough shaping
Tool
Point
Method
Angle: Steep (60-70°)
Force: Medium
Description
The remains of the point chisel are visible in the hair remains of the process of rough shaping.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Fine shaping
Tool
Flat Chisel
Method
Angle: Shallow (40-50°)
Force: Gentle
Description
The flat chisel is used to further refine the facial features of the musician. The exterior or right side of the face is more fully worked than the interior.

Notes

The unfinished tableau created for the coronation of Ferdinand II of Argon by Benedetto da Maiano was intended for the Porta Capuana in Naples.

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