Carving marble with traditional tools


Video from the J. Paul Getty Museum.

Watch a sculptor demonstrate the use of traditional tools—such as the tooth chisel, the point chisel, the drill, and the rasp—as he creates a finished figure from a block of marble.

Cite this page as: The J. Paul Getty Museum, "Carving marble with traditional tools," in Smarthistory, December 20, 2015, accessed December 4, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/carving-marble-with-traditional-tools/.