Quarrying and carving marble


Michelangelo, The Awakening Slave (unfinished), c. 1530, marble, 263 cm high (Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence)

Cite this page as: Dr. David Drogin and Dr. Beth Harris, "Quarrying and carving marble," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed September 26, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/quarrying-and-carving-marble/.